Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Pirates on a Roll....Sheng-Chin Hung Signed

The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to make headlines as the organization completed the trifecta by signing their third Taiwanese player in the past week - RHP Sheng-Chin Hung.

HS: Shi-Yuan HS
DOB: 11/15/90
H: 5'11"
W: 158 pounds

*HS teammate of recent Pirates signee, Ping-Hung Chi
*Not surprisingly, his idol is Chien-Ming Wang
*Clocked at a high of 91 mph, also throws a changeup, curveball combo
*Received some pub. earlier this year ; of the three recent signees, was probably the highest priority signing
*Was on the 2008 Palomino squad that placed second in San, Jose

SC Hung's Site/Album

*The Pirates other recent signee, Chi-Wei Hsu had his press announcement today.

See here for more pics from his agency's website.

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