FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal tweeted that the Baltimore Orioles are close to signing Wei-Ying Chen to a multi-year deal.
Source: #Orioles close to signing Taiwanese LHP Wei-Yin Chen to multi-year deal. 26 yo hard thrower, pitched for Chunichi in Japan. #MLB
Advancing @Ken_Rosenthal report. Source tells me #Orioles have agreed 2 terms w LHP Chen Wei-yin pending physical, which he is coming in 4
The deal w Chen, 26, is believed to be a 3year deal -- tho possible that 3rd year kicks in as a vesting option.
UPDATE @ 5:12am JST -
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman tweeted that Chen got a 3-year deal.
chen got $11M plus from o's on 3 yr deal.
UPDATE 1/11 @ 1:34am JST -