[7/5/2018] Orix Buffaloes reach agreement with Donn Roach

The Orix Buffaloes are interested in Donn Roach. They may be close to finalizing a deal for the twenty-eight-year-old pitcher. The Buffaloes have been looking for another arm to help bolster the pitching staff during the summer months.

Source: Daily Sports 7/4/2018, Sponichi 7/5/2018, Sports Hochi 7/4/2018, Sports Hochi 7/5/2018, Nikkan Sports 7/4/2018, Tokyo Sports 7/4/2018

[UPDATE 7/8 @ 12:42am]

The Orix Buffaloes announced on July 7 that they reached an agreement with Roach. He was assigned the uniform number 42.

Source: Orix 7/7/2018, Daily Sports 7/7/2018, Sanspo 7/7/2018, Sponichi 7/7/2018

[UPDATE 7/8 @ 5:04pm]

The media is reporting that Roach agreed to an estimated thirty million yen. His contract is for the 2018 season.

Source: Sponichi 7/8/2018, Sanspo 7/8/2018, Sports Hochi 7/8/2018, Daily Sports 7/8/2018, Nikkan Sports 7/8/2018

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