The Orix Buffaloes would like Stefen Romero to return next year and could reach out to his agent before the end of the first-half of the season. If there is interest, they might even offer the twenty-eight-year-old a multi-year deal.
[UPDATE 7/18 @ 9:25pm]
According to a report by Sports Hochi, the Orix Buffaloes are close to finalizing a multi-year contract with Stefen Romero. The contract could be worth over 400 million yen a year (over four times his current salary) at up to three years.
Source: Sports Hochi 7/18/2017
[UPDATE 7/20 @ 12:01am]
Daily Sports is reporting that the two sides may be nearing a two-year deal, with a one-year option, worth as much as three million US dollars a year.
Source: Daily Sports 7/19/2017