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.
[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.
[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.