The media learned on December 10 that the Orix Buffaloes will finalize an agreement with thirty-one-year-old outfielder Brian Bogusevic after they confirm results of a physical examination. The Buffaloes have also reached basic agreements with twenty-nine-year-old pitcher Erik Cordier and twenty-eight-year-old infielder Brent Morel.
[UPDATE 12/18 @ 10:21pm]
The Buffaloes announced on December 18 that they reached agreements with Morel and Bogusevic. Morel was assigned the uniform number 4, Bogusevic the uniform number 29. According to media reports, both players agreed to one-year deals worth an estimated 750,000 US dollars each.