Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Kai-Wen Cheng Officially Joins the Tigers.....

The Hanshin Tigers have signed RHP Kai-Wen Cheng, confirming what has been reported earlier on this site. According to Apple Daily, his signing bonus is around 20 million yen (~$200 K USD). He'll make 10 million yen annually (~$100 K USD).*Updated

Official announcement (in Japanese)

Cheng will join fellow Taiwanese teammates Wei-Chu Lin and Yi-Jie (Chieh) Hsiao. He will wear #64.

Archived files on Cheng

Pics from his reps: 1 2

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