Previewing the Wei Chuan Dragons as they rejoin the CPBL. Continue reading 2021 Wei Chuan Dragons Season Preview and Lineup Predictions (Updated)
Over the last 24 hours or so, I’ve gathered depth chart info for each team (outside of the Dragons) and done some diving into their main strengths and weaknesses to determine what I would do if I was each of their managers and had to put a lineup on the board for Opening Day. Continue reading Ideal Opening Day Lineups for the Four Returning 2021 CPBL Teams
Patrick Melbourne, Daniel Shih, Rob from CPBL Stats, Ryan Chen, Infield Fly Girl, and Evan Escher react to the Wei Chuan Dragons picking their players in the expansion draft. They also walk through the slightly complicated Free Agency system, and prepare for the new five team setup in 2021. Continue reading OBP: CPBL Offseason Special – Expansion Draft Live Show
Alternate Title: Evaluating CPBL’s Best Foreign Pitchers in a non-CPBL Context Since There Are Currently No CPBL Games (As with the rest of the CPBL coverage on the site, we’ll be using the Taiwanese order for player names as is standard across CPBL English-language broadcasts and websites such as CPBL Stats. For example: Jhang Jin-De was known as “Jin-De Jhang” while playing in Minor League … Continue reading The Toronto Blue Jays Should Sign Teddy Stankiewicz For Their Rotation
(As with the rest of the CPBL coverage on the site, we’ll be using the Taiwanese order for player names as is standard across CPBL English-language broadcasts and websites such as CPBL Stats. For example: Jhang Jin-De was known as “Jin-De Jhang” while playing in Minor League Baseball.) In the time following the April signing of Eduardo Núñez, the Fubon Guardians have mostly kept on … Continue reading With Adalberto Mejía, The Fubon Guardians Add Both Pitching Strength and Roster Flexibility
This is designed to be a quick piece to simply write my thoughts down as April has progressed, so I’ll keep this intro brief: this is being written on April 17th, 2021. This is a small sample size for every single position that’s about to be listed. There will be no major trades for a while, so if I suggest that they should think about … Continue reading A Quick Thought About Every Blue Jays Starting Position: April Edition
The Fubon Guardians have decided, multiple times within the last couple of years now, that a foreign hitter would suit their ballclub. Just for a moment, let’s ignore all of the questions about whether that’s a good idea or not and take a look at the depth that led to the front office coming to this conclusion. Continue reading What Should the Fubon Guardians Be Expecting From Eduardo Núñez?
Jhang Jin-De’s Injury leaves the Guardians in a tricky spot Continue reading How the Fubon Guardians Could Adapt While Dealing with Injuries to Jhang Jin-De, Lin Yi-Hao
Frustrating in 2020? Yes. But Derek Fisher deserves one more chance to be on the Toronto Blue Jays Continue reading Why Derek Fisher Has a Place on the 2021 Toronto Blue Jays
Adding Yadier Molina would make a lot of sense for the Blue Jays, both on a surface level and in support of Danny Jansen Continue reading Is Yadier Molina a Good Fit for the Toronto Blue Jays?
Francisco Liriano may not be the flashiest signing, but he has a chance to make a big impact for the Blue Jays Continue reading What to Expect from Francisco Liriano’s Return to the Toronto Blue Jays
Leafs Nation is a land of many, and one where loyalty has been put to the highest of tests. The source of said loyalty – the Toronto Maple Leafs – currently holds the longest active Stanley Cup drought, and the second longest ever, at 53 seasons – dating back to 1966-67. They also own the 7th-longest championship drought in North American professional sports. On Wednesday … Continue reading BROWNE: Why This Year Will Be Different For The Toronto Maple Leafs