Orioles Close To Deal With Chen Wei-Yin

The Orioles are close to a deal with Taiwanese LHP Chen Wei-Yin, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.

Chen, 26, posted a 2.68 ERA, 5.1 K/9,  and 1.7 BB/9 in 164 2/3 innings for the Chunichi Dragons. You can read a scouting report on Chen Wei-Yin HERE.

Chen Wei-Yin will presumably fill another slot in the starting rotation and provide much needed depth.

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