Friday, December 19, 2008

Friday News...

*At the Japanese independent league tryout, 41 players attended. Most likely 4-6 players will get an opportunity to play overseas.
Former Chinatrust RHP Wei-Ming Chu said that if he's one of the 4-6 selected players from the tryout, then there's a 50% chance that he'll go play in Japan. Ex-d-media star OF Ssu-Chi Chou prefers to stay in Taiwan.

*Former T-Rex slugger Chia-Hsien Hsieh said that if he doesn't get an answer from the CPBL regarding the special draft by the end of year, he'll seek out opportunities overseas.

*College Cup: CCU beat TSU-Taoyuan 7-2. Kai-Wen Cheng made his debut in the tourney for CCU. In 6 innings, Cheng allowed 1 run to go along with 8 K's. Cheng touched 90 mph once and sat at 88-89 mph. TSU-Taoyuan INF CP Huang continues to rake. The tourney's leader in HR's had 3 hits in 4 AB including a double off of KW Cheng.

*Per Apple Daily, former T-Rex RHP Cory Bailey finally admitted to throwing games. Bailey put up 1 million NT he made from throwing games to pay for his bail. Three other d-media players also admitted to throwing games.

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