Friday, February 20, 2009

News Briefs....

*The 28 man-roster for the WBC will be announced shortly in Taiwan.
-OF Kuo-Hui Lo will not be available for selection.
-OF Wei-Chu Lin, P Yi-Jie Hsiao & Fu-Te Ni will not be participating in the 3 warmup matches against CPBL teams. Those three players, who are all expected to be picked for the NT, will report directly to Tokyo, Japan on the 27th.
-Chih-Hsien Chiang who played some LF in Australia is expected to move back to the IF for the WBC.
-The NT's hitting coach, Guang-Hui Wang has a starting lineup in mind for the NT that goes something like this:
1)OF Che-Hsuan Lin
2)IF Chih-Hsien Chiang
3)IF/OF Cheng-Min Peng
4)OF Wei-Chu Lin
5)IF/DH Kuo-Ching Kao
6)IF Yi-Chuan Lin
7)OF/DH - TBD - originally Kuo-Hui Lo (Wu-Hsiung Pan?)
8)IF Yen-Wen Kuo
9)Catcher (Chih-Kang Kao)

*Nice read on Fu-Te Ni

Update on CMW - facing live batters

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