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?

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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

Bullpen Bends, Doesn’t Break in 3–2 Rakuten Monkeys Victory

It wasn’t the most welcoming start to Ryan Carpenter’s CPBL career the first time around, but the second time was the charm for him in the Rakuten Monkeys’ 3–2 win over the CTBC Brothers. Rakuten Monkeys 3, CTBC Brothers 2 (10)W: Wang Yao-Lin (1–0)L: Wu Chun-Wei (0–1) Carpenter threw 92 pitches, allowing only five hits over his 6.2 scoreless innings of work. The Monkeys’ typically potent offense was calmer today, … Continue reading Bullpen Bends, Doesn’t Break in 3–2 Rakuten Monkeys Victory