PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) — The Pittsburgh Pirates added another new right-handed pitcher to the roster on Wednesday.
This time around, the Pirates have signed Po-Yu Chen as a nondrafted free agent.
Chen is 19 years old and hails from Taoyuan City in Taiwan.
Chen was a member of the 2019 U-18 world champion national team.
During the tournament, Chen started two games against Korea and Panama.
He also closed out the last 2.0 innings against the U.S.
Chen’s father, Ping-Nan, had a professional stint in the Chinese Professional Baseball League.
The Pirates are now up to 48 players signed during the international signing period.