2017 CPBL draft signing tracker

33 talented young players were drafted in the 2017 CPBL draft.  The teams will have until 31st of August to sign those amateur players.  Here’s the signing tracker 2017 mid-season draft.

  • The contracts details are in US dollar instead of Taiwan dollar (30 NTD = 1 USD).
  • Instead of monthly salary, all figures have been converted to annual salary.
  • It is up the team to decide whether they want to release contract details or not.
  • There are normally 3 parts in amateur contract – Signing bonus, salary & bonus incentives.
  • Players return from MLB/ NPB system are not eligible for signing bonus.  However their salary tend to be higher since majority of them are CPBL top team ready.

Lamigo Monkeys 2017 signing tracker

RoundNameNamePOSContract Details (Annual $USD)
1廖健富Liao Chien-FuCSigning bonus $185,000 / Annual salary $24,000 / $34,000 incentives.
2林立Lin LiIFSigning bonus $147,000 / Annual salary $34,000 / $20,000 incentives.
3成晉Cheng ChinOFSigning bonus $117,000 / Annual salary $20,000 / $34,000 incentives.
4萬昭清Wan Chao-ChingPSigning bonus $100,000 / Annual salary $20,000 / $29,000 incentives.
5林逸翔Lin Yi HsiangPNo signing bonus / Annual salary $48,000
6吳丞哲Wu Cheng-ChePSigning bonus $50,000 / Annual salary $30,000 / $27,000 incentives.
7黃子鵬Huang Tzu-PengPSigning bonus $44,000 / Annual salary $30,000 / $24,000 incentives.
8黃敬瑋Huang Ching-WeiIFStill serving in the military. Can not sign yet.

July Signing News

  • 12th July – Lamigo Monkeys
    • The contract for #1 pick 廖健富 (Liao Chien-Fu) will hopefully be finalised by the end of this month.  Other than that, Monkeys GM did not mentioned any information regarding to the 2017 signing progress.
  • 28th July – Lamigo Monkeys
    • Signed #3 OF 成晉 (Cheng Chin) for $117,000 with annual salary of $20,000  along with $34,000 incentives.
    • Signed #4 RHP 萬昭清 (Wan Chao-Ching) for $100,000 with annual salary of $20,000 along with $29,000 incentives.
    • Confirmed the signing of #5 LHP 林逸翔 (Lin Yi Hsiang) with annual salary of $48,000 with no signing bonus.

August Signing News

  • 8th August – Lamigo Monkeys
    • Signed #2 IF 林立 (Lin Li) for $147,000 with annual salary of $34,000 along with $20,000 incentives.
  • 12th August – Lamigo Monkeys
    • Signed #7 RHP 黃子鵬 (Huang Tzu-Peng) for $44,000 with annual salary of $30,000 along with $24,000 incentives.
  • 17th August – Lamigo Monkeys
    • Rumour that have #1 draft pick 廖健富 (Liao Chien-Fu) has been finalised.  The team is expect to make the official announcement soon.
  • 21st August – Lamigo Monkeys
    • Confirmed the signing of #1 draft pick C 廖健富 (Liao Chien-Fu) for $185,000 with annual salary of $24,000 along with $34,000 incentives.  As per Monkeys tradition with their 1st round pick, there will be an official signing press conference on the 26th.
  • 29th August – Lamigo Monkeys
    • Signed #6 RHP 吳丞哲 (Wu Cheng-Che) for $50,000 with annual salary of $30,000 along with $27,000 incentives.

Uni-Lions 2017 signing tracker

RoundNameNamePOSContract Details (annual $USD)
1陳重羽Chen Chung-YuCSigning bonus $180,000 / Annual salary $40,000 / $47,000 incentives.
2陳重廷Chen Chung-TingIFSigning bonus $147,000 / Annual salary $34,000 / $24,000 incentives.
3施子謙Shih Tzu-ChienPSigning bonus $117,000 / Annual salary $30,000 / $20,000 incentives.
4吳桀睿Wu Chieh-JuiCSigning bonus $100,000 / Annual salary $28,000 / $17,000 incentives.
5黃竣彥Huang Chun-YenPStill serving in the military. Can not sign yet.
6賴奕成Lai Yi-ChengPDid not sign. Will go to university instead
7林勝傑Lin Sheng-ChiehOFSigning bonus $47,000 / Annual salary $24,000 / $20,000 incentives.
8鄭鈞仁Cheng Chun-JenPSigning bonus $37,000 / Annual salary $24,000 / $17,000 incentives.

July Signing News

  • 23rd July – Uni-Lions
    • GM of Lions told the media.  He is hoping to finalised the contracts of first 4 rounds pick before the 2017 Universiade Game.

August Signing News

  • 12th August – Uni-Lions
    • Signed #7 林勝傑 (Lin Sheng-Chieh) OF – Will release contract details with other players
    • Signed #8 鄭鈞仁 (Cheng Chun-Jen) RHP – Will release contract details with other players
  • 14th August – Uni-Lions
    • Rumour that #6 draft pick 賴奕成 (Lai Yi-Cheng) is thinking about continue his study in university first.  Rather than turning pro after high school.  According to Lions GM, the team had made several attempts to contact Lai but with no response.
  • 18th August – Uni-Lions
    • Confirmed signing of #1 draft pick 陳重羽 (Chen Chung-Yu) C.  Will announce contract details along with other players on the 4th of September.
    • Signed #2 陳重廷 (Chen Chung-Ting) IF. Announcement on 4th of September.
    • Signed #3 施子謙 (Shih Tzu-Chien) RHP. Announcement on 4th of September.

September Signing News

  • 4th September – Uni-Lions
    • Lions have announced everyone’s contract details.  Apart from #5 draft pick who is still serving in the military and #6 who decided not to sign with Lions.

Chinatrust Brothers 2017 signing tracker

RoundNameNamePOSContract Details (Annual $USD)
1岳東華Yueh Tung-HuaIFSigning bonus $173,000 / Annual salary $40,000 / $54,000 incentives.
2黃恩賜Huang En-TzuPSigning bonus $147,000 / Annual salary $40,000 Huang did not past the health examination. There will be new contract
3陳柏豪Chen Po-HaoPSigning bonus $114,000 / Annual salary $20,000 / $50,000 incentives.
4蔡齊哲Tsai Chi-ChePSigning bonus $87,000 / Annual salary $28,000 / $34,000 incentives.
5吳明鴻Wu Ming-HungCSigning bonus $84,000 / Annual salary $28,000
6王鴻程Wang Hung-ChengPSigning bonus $50,000 / Annual salary $30,000
7楊達翔Yang Ta-HsiangPSigning bonus $34,000 / Annual salary $28,000 / $27,000 incentives.
8鄭佳彥Cheng Chia-YenPSigning bonus $27,000 / Annual salary $28,000 / $24,000 incentives.
9蔡岱霖Tsai Tai-LinCSigning bonus $17,000 / Annual salary $28,000 / $10,000 incentives.
10吳蔚驊Wu Wei-HuaPNo signing bonus / Annual salary $32,000

July Signing News

  • 12th July – Chinatrust Brothers
    • GM of Brothers told the media that the signing bonus for their #1 pick 岳東華 (Yueh Tung-Hua) will be at least $167,000
  •  14th July – Chinatrust Brothers
    • Brothers have signed their #1 pick 岳東華 (Yueh Tung-Hua) for $173,000 with annual salary of $40,000 along with $54,000 incentives.
    • #2 draftpick 黃恩賜 (Huang En-Tzu) was signed for $147,000 with annual salary of $40,000.
  • 24th July – Chinatrust Brothers
    • Signed #6 RHP 王鴻程 (Wang Hung-Cheng) for $50,000 with annual salary of $30,000.
    • Signed #10 RHP 吳蔚驊 (Wu Wei-Hua) for annual $32,000 with no signing bonus.
  • 28th July – Chinatrust Brothers
    • Complication #2 RHP 黃恩賜 (Huang En-Tzu) despite announcing the signing of Huang on the 14th July.  Huang did not pass the health examination.  Therefore there will be a new contract with much lower dollar figures for him.  (Read more about it here)

August Signing News

  • 4th August – Chinatrust Brothers
    • Signed #5 C 吳明鴻 (Wu Ming-Hung) for $84,000 with annual salary of $28,000.
    • Signed #7 RHP 楊達翔 (Yang Ta-Hsiang) for $34,000 with annual salary of $28,000 along with $27,000 incentives.
    • Confirmed the signing of #8 鄭佳彥 LHP (Cheng Chia-Yen) for $27,000 with annual salary of $28,000 along with $24,000 incentives.
  • 9th August – Chinatrust Brothers
    • Signed #3 RHP 陳柏豪 (Chen Po-Hao) for $114,000 with annual salary of $20,000 along with $50,000 incentives.
    • Signed #9 C 蔡岱霖 (Tsai Tai-Lin) for $17,000 with annual salary of $28,000 along with $10,000 incentives.
  • 17th August – Chinatrust Brothers
    • Signed #4 RHP 蔡齊哲 (Tsai Chi-Che) for $87,000 with annual salary of $28,000 along with $34,000 incentives.

Fubon Guardians 2017 signing tracker

RoundNameNamePOSContract Details (Annual $USD)
1楊晉豪Yang Chin-HaoIFSigning bonus $170,000 / Annual salary $20,000. No detail on incentives.
2陳品捷Chen Pin-ChiehOF1.5 years contract - Annual salary $100,000 USD. No detail on incentives.
3羅國華Lo Kuo-HuaP2.5 years deal - Annual salary $76,000 USD. No detail on incentives.
4吳世豪Wu Shih-HaoPSigning bonus $60,000 / Annual salary $20,000 / $17,000 incentives.
5范國宸Fan Kuo-ChenIFSigning bonus $60,000 / Annual salary $20,000 / $10,000 incentives.
6陳韋奇Chen Wei-ChiOFSigning bonus $57,000 / Annual salary $20,000.
7陳勤宗Chen Chin-TsungIFSigning bonus $34,000 / Annual salary $20,000 / $7,000 incentives.

July Signing News

  • 12th July – Fubon Guardians
    • Confirmed the signing of their #2 pick 陳品捷 (Chen Pin-Chieh) to 1.5 year contract with annual salary $100,000.  No detail about the additional bonus was given.
    • Have signed #3 pick 羅國華 (Lo Kuo-Hua) to 2.5 years deal with annual salary of $76,000.  No detail about the additional bonus was given.
  • 29th July – Fubon Guardians
    • Signed #4 RHP 吳世豪 (Wu Shih-Hao) for $60,000 with annual salary of $20,000 along with $17,000 incentives.

August Signing News

  • 11th August – Fubon Guardians
    • Signed #1 IF 楊晉豪 (Yang Chin-Hao) for $170,000 with annual salary of $20,000
  • 23rd August – Fubon Guardians
    • Signed #7 IF 陳勤宗 (Chen Chin-Tsung) for $34,000 with annual salary of $20,000 along with $7000 incentives.
  • 24th August – Fubon Guardians
    • Signed #5 IF 范國宸 (Fan Kuo-Chen) for $60,000 with annual salary of $20,000 along with $10,000 incentives.
  • 31st August – Fubon Guardians
    • Signed #6 OF 陳韋奇 (Chen Wei-Chi) for $57,000 with annual salary of $20,000.

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