Sunday, June 29, 2008
Braves Staying Busy in Taiwan (Signing Wei-Chen Huang)....
After the recent announcement of Meng-Hsiu Tsai's signing, the Braves signed their 3rd player out of Taiwan - Nan-Ying ace Wei-Chen Huang, as reported by the China Times. The 18 year old (DOB: 3/6/1990) stands 5'11", weighs 172 pounds, and is a righty. He's been clocked at a high of 89 mph (his fb usually sits ~ 85-87) and also has a curveball & changeup as part of his repertoire.
The Bros client was scouted by Jeremy Chou and Phil Dale and received a signing bonus of ~ $120K.