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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Cheng-Han Tsai News..

*Nan-Ying HS P Cheng-Han Tsai has signed an agent contract with Octagon.  Tsai is a 6'2", 190 lb righty.   He has a fastball that sits 84-86 (flashed an 88 mph fb in the national HS tourney in December of '09), throws a slow curveball and mixes in a changeup.   He has good size and command but has slow arm action.   A couple of teams seemed to have some interest in him (in the $50 to $100 K range).   The kid will represent the country in Canada later this summer on the junior NT.




*The senior NT preliminary roster has been trimmed down to 30. Check this previous post for the 411. Players demarcated in blue are on the 30 man NT roster.




*A couple of amateur tourney updates:

-The Sadaharu Oh Cup (HS tourney) is going on right now.

-In the recently completed Golden Dragon Cup (for Little League aged kids), Tainan Municipal Chongsyue Elementary School won the championship.  Famous school alumni include Chien-Ming Wang and Chin-Lung Hu.   For the winning team, Chin Cheng (RHP/OF) led the tourney with a .705 BA while teammate Chi-Jung Liu (RHP/IF) was the tourney MVP.

-Taipei City (from Chongcing Junior HS) won the recently completed Association Cup.   The team will represent Taiwan in the Pony Division of the PWS at the Asia-Pacific Regionals.   Reppin' Taipei City, RHP Wei-Cheng Liao earned the top pitcher award 1 W, 0.00 ERA).  Teammate Che-Wei Lin was the tourney MVP.

Monday, June 07, 2010

The 2010 Junior NT.....

Here are the young men heading to Canada later this summer:
* - denotes lefty
(see previous post for Taichung City & Linked player vitals)

Pitchers:
1)Chun-Lin Kuo (Taichung City) - 2010 Yu-Shan Cup All-Star (P)
2)Hung-Yi Chen (Taichung City)
3)Wei-Chung Wang (Kaohsiung County)*
4)Shi-Ying Peng (Taoyuan County)* - (17)7/2/92 - 175 cm/68 kg
5)Ping-Hsueh Chen (Taipei County - Banchiao) - (15)7/8/94 - 183 cm/84 kg - '09 Youth NT
6)Cheng-Han Tsai (Tainan City) - (18)3/13/92 - 188 cm/80 kg - '04 LL NT/'08 Youth NT/'09 Junior NT
7)Kuo-Hua Lo (Kaohsiung City)
8)Chia-Wei Huang (Taitung County) - (18)4/9/92 - 183 cm/80 kg

Catchers:
1)Ting-Yen Lin (Taichung City)
2)Chun-Wei Kuo (Kaohsiung County) - (17)7/18/92 - 175 cm/70 kg - 2010 Yu-Shan Cup All-Star (C)

Infielders:
1)Yao-Chieh Pan (Taichung City) - 2010 Yu-Shan Cup All-Star (1B)
2)Chun-Kai Liao (Taichung City) - 2010 Yu-Shan Cup All-Star (3B)
3)Ching-Fu Lin (Taichung City)
4)Che-Wei Lin (Kaohsiung County)* - (16)2/15/94 - 172 cm/65 kg - '09 Youth NT - Top BA (.466) in Yu-Shan Cup
5)Chi-Hsien Lin (Kaohsiung County) - (17)6/23/92 - 176 cm/75 kg - 2010 Yu-Shan Cup All-Star (SS)
6)Hung-Sheng Yang (Taipei County - Banchiao) - (16)9/19/93 - 173 cm/81 kg 

Outfielders:
1)Chia-Ching Lin (Taichung City)
2)Yao-Tsung Ou (Taichung City) - 2010 Yu-Shan Cup All-Star (OF)
3)Tse-Wei Ko (Taoyuan County)* - (17)9/26/92 - 170 cm/63 kg -  2010 Yu-Shan Cup All-Star (OF)
4)Chi-Yu Tsai (Chiayi County) - (18)2/21/92 - 177 cm/65 kg - younger brother of Hsin-Hong Tsai

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Continued Coverage of the Ta-Tung Cup....

Ta-Tung Cup:
*The story of the day was Nan-Ying RHP Cheng-Han Tsai's (pictured above) CG shutout against Taichung Gao-Nong. Nan-Ying won 7-0. Tsai's stats: W, 9 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 10 K's, 0 BB's. Gao-Nong's heralded young slugger & cleanup hitter Chin-De Chang was 0-4 with a K against Tsai.
Tsai, who has good size at 6'2", was clocked at a high of 87 mph (he tops out at 90).
*San-Hsin RHP Kuo-Hua Lo picked up a W in relief for his school. San-Hsin won 2-0 over Hualien PE. Lo's line: W, 6 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 6 K's, 0 BB's.
*Ku-Pao won 4-0 on Tuesday. 4 pitchers (Chi-Yu Lin, Chun-Lung Chang, Ping-Hsueh Chen, Chieh Pan) combined on the shutout with all 4 hitting the radar gun close to 87 mph (per UDN). Chen hit 89 mph.

CY Lin Vid:

PH Chen Vid:

*The day's other winner was Taitung PE. Chih-Lung Yang picked up the W in Taitung PE's 3-0 win.
*Taiwanese coaches are heading to China (Former NPB'er Chuang will be in Jiangsu)

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Yen-Feng Lin Signs with the Marines....CMW and Yankees Bid Adieu.......

One time Philadelphia Phillies farmhand, RHP Yen-Feng Lin has signed with the Chiba Lotte Marines in the NPB, becoming the first Taiwanese player in history to sign with both an NPB and MLB club. Lin will receive a 10 million yen signing bonus (~ $112 K USD) with an annual salary of 2.4 million yen (~ $27 K USD). His contract includes incentive bonuses as well. He will fly to join the team in early January.





MLB:
It's time for CMW to say bye bye to the NYY.

A WTF story regarding the Dodgers/Jeff Fuller/Justin Chou and Taiwan




WBT:
4 more teams have been eliminated from the tourney. Advancing on to the next round (3) are:
1)Qiang-Shu
2)Mei-Ho
3)Ku-Pao
4)Gao-Nong
5)Kao-Yuan
6)Tung-Der
7)Tung-Shih
8)Hualien PE
9)Nan-Ying
10)Ping-Zhen
11)Chung-Dao
12)Shi-Yuan

Teams 5-12 will play on the 15th to help determine the final 8 teams.
Despite winning only one game in round 2, Nan-Ying managed to survive and advance with a 3-0 victory on Friday. Nan-Ying starter Cheng-Han Tsai was clutch as he threw a CG shutout (9 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 4 K's, 3 BB's) against Cheng-Kung HS. Tsai is a senior and is said to have a fb that tops out in the 89-90 mph range.
Another player who raised some eyebrows in the tourney was Gao-Nong LHP Cheng-Ju Hsieh. The 16 year old started and picked up a W (6 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 8 K's, 0 BB's) as he helped lead Gao-Nong to a 2-0 win over Tung-Shih Friday.