The Yakult Swallows announced that they reached agreements with thirty-two-year-old pitcher Kyle Davies, thirty-one-year-old pitcher Josh Lueke, and thirty-year-old pitcher Luis Perez. Davies was assigned the uniform number 34, Lueke the number 53, and Perez the number 13. According to the media, all three players agreed to one-year deals. Davies' contract is worth an estimated 600,000 US dollars, Lueke's 300,000 US dollars, and Perez's 450,0000 US dollars.
The Swallows have yet to post an announcement at their official website.