The Orix Buffaloes are among a number of NPB teams interested in twenty-one-year-old left-handed pitcher Yen-Ching Lu. Japanese scouts checked on Lu during the recent BFA Asian Baseball Championship and were impressed by the movement on his pitches and his control.
The Seibu Lions, Rakuten Eagles, and Hanshin Tigers are also said to be interested in Lu.
Source: Daily Sports 10/12/2017
[UPDATE 10/25 @ 11:51pm]
The Tigers may be in the final stages of negotiations with Lu.
Source: Sanspo 10/25/2017
[UPDATE 10/29 @ 12:49am]
According to Sports Hochi, the Tigers and Lu may have reached an agreement.
Source: Sports Hochi 10/28/2017