Wednesday, December 24, 2008

News and Notes....

*CPBL Scoop:
-9 players along with the d-media owner were indicted in the gambling scandal. The players named are: Chi-Chung Yen, Chung-Hsiao Pan, Chung-Nan Lai, Jen-Wei Hu, Chien-Fu Chen, Jose Leon, Leovildo Pargas , Willy Lebron, & Napoleon Calzado.
-Former foreign player Len Picota helped to recruit players from Latin America who were willing to throw games.
-Per investigators, Chia-Hsien Hsieh will be handled as a "special investigations case". The CPBL will still enroll Hsieh in the special draft. The league's special draft will be held on 12/31. Sinon Bulls GM Liu said that the team will pick either LHP Ni or Hsieh with the first pick. Elephants owner Hong said that Hsieh is his team's top choice.

*College Cup News:
-TSU-Taichung won 16-0 on Tuesday.
-OF MS Chen is only 1 for 10 in the tourney after returning to Taiwan since his showcase in the US.
-Li-Te College OF Kai-Lun Lin was 2-4 with a HR - his first collegiate roundtripper.

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