[11/6/2017] Hanshin Tigers sign left-handed pitcher Yen-Ching Lu

The Hanshin Tigers announced on November 6 that they signed twenty-one-year old left-handed pitcher Yen-Ching Lu. The Tigers are set to hold a press conference in Nishinomiya on November 7.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/6/2017, Sponichi 11/6/2017, Daily Sports 11/6/2017, Sanspo 11/6/2017

[UPDATE 11/7 @ 4:03pm]

The Tigers held a press conference for Lu today. He is scheduled to join Ni-gun practices at Naruohama on November 8.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/7/2017, Daily Sports 11/7/2017

[UPDATE 11/7 @ 11:26pm]

According to media reports, Lu agreed to a multi-year contract that will be worth an estimated eight million yen next year.

Source: Sanspo 11/7/2017 (additional reports: Sponichi 11/8/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/8/2017, Daily Sports 11/7/2017

[UPDATE 11/8 @ 4:35pm]

Lu moved into the team dormitory after his press conference yesterday. He joined Ni-gun practices at Naruohama today.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/8/2017, Daily Sports 11/8/2017


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