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Ideal Opening Day Lineups for the Four Returning 2021 CPBL Teams

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

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OBP: CPBL Offseason Special – Expansion Draft Live Show

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

The Toronto Blue Jays Should Sign Teddy Stankiewicz For Their Rotation

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

With Adalberto Mejía, The Fubon Guardians Add Both Pitching Strength and Roster Flexibility

(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

A Quick Thought About Every Blue Jays Starting Position: April Edition

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

What Should the Fubon Guardians Be Expecting From Eduardo Núñez?

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?

BROWNE: Why This Year Will Be Different For The Toronto Maple Leafs

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