Manny joining CPBL expansion team?

Today, the Taiwan Times tweeted about Manny Ramirez being negotiating with the CPBL expansion team Wei Chuan Dragons. Is a return in baseball near? The Wei Chuan Dragons are a new team and currently playing in the minor league of the CPBL. Next year they will debut in Taiwan's highest professional league. So as a …

Another day of Taiwanese Baseball

Can the Rakuten Monkeys bounce back from yesterday's ninth-inning loss? You can see it here: Here you can see the matchup between the Fubon Guardians and he CITIC Brother Elephants:

7-Eleven Lions halt Rakuten’s winning streak

With the CPBL season on its way for a bit more than a week now, the Rakuten Monkeys appear the team to beat this year. Far into today's game, it looked like the Monkeys would wrap up their eighth straight win but the 7-Eleven Uni Lions spoiled their party in the final inning.  Thanks to …

Getting bored without baseball? Watch Taiwanese baseball here.

For those who cannot do without baseball any longer, here are a few links to CPBL games. It is strange to watch games with empty stands but it is better than nothing. Here is also a youtube link: Enjoy.

Roger Bernadina debuts in CPBL

After having signed a contract with the Lamigo Monkeys, it took Roger Bernadina a while to make the flagship team. But eventually, the Curaçao born outfielder made his debut with the team today. After the Monkeys signed Bernadina to a contract on April 18, he was stored with their farm team as CPBL teams are …

Roger Bernadina signs deal in Taiwan

Recently you could read her that Roger Bernadina had signed a contract with the independent Ishikawa Million Stars. Today the Dutch Baseball Hangout learned he has signed a deal with the Lamigo Monkeys of the Chinese Professional Baseball League. After two seasons with the Kia Tigers of the KBO, Bernadina wasn't offered a new contract. …

Posting system between MLB and CPBL

In imitation of the NPB, the Taiwanese Baseball League, CPBL, will sign a deal regarding a posting system. CPBL commissioner Wu Chih-Yang and MLB senior vice president Jim Small will both sign the agreement on March 8.  In previous years MLB teams were unable to bid on Taiwanese players and since MLB believes CPBL’s “international …

Haarlem Baseball Week 2018: Dutch lose first game of tournament

Despite getting one hit more than their opponent and despite the error their opponent committed, the Dutch could not clinch the win today as they fell 3-2 to Taiwan. Most of the action happened in the first half of the game as both teams scored their runs in or before the fifth inning. In the …

Asia Winter Baseball League 2017: WBSC keeps CPBL in check for second win

After a 10-5 loss vs the NPB East delegation, the WBSC took on the CPBL today. For five innings the WBSC kept the Taiwanese in check as they allowed three runs on six hits. Final score 5-3. Pitcher Joshua Kimborowicz kept the Taiwanese limited to two hits and struck out five in six innings of work. The …

Do you want to play in Taiwan? This is your chance

The TOMA Footrans Traveling Team (TFTT ) from Japan will launch a showcase team in Taiwan in January 2018. The team is managed by Toma Irokawa who was a head coach of Iran, Pakistan and Hong Kong national team. The team mainly consists of Asian professional and amateur players who want to play abroad, but …

U18 World Cup 2017: Dutch fall to Taiwan in consolation round

The Kingdom of the Netherlands had to swallow a loss vs Taiwan after wins vs Mexico (in the first round) and Nicaragua (in the consolation round). Some sloppy defense cost the Dutch the game as they fell to Taiwan 4-1.  It took the Dutch until the fourth inning to get on the board. In the …

World Port Tournament 2017: Taiwan beats Japan in extra innings

In a typical small ball and low scoring game, Taiwan bested Japan in extra innings.  For a long time, Taiwan had the lead in this game but Japan managed to tie the game in the ninth inning.  In a battle of two Asian giants, Japan took the lead in the first inning. Hiroto Kobukata doubled to …

World Port Tournament 2017: Dutch surrender win in last inning

For 8.5 innings it looked like team Kingdom of the Netherlands would beat Taiwan but three errors by the Dutch catcher cost them the game eventually. The Dutch pitching was superb last night but unfortunately, the effort was in vain as the Dutch lost 4-3. The Dutch took a quick lead in the first inning. …

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