With the 2017 CPBL Playoff Series starting this Friday at Tainan stadium.  Both Uni-Lions and Brothers have announced their final playoff series roster.  As always, here’s our lineup predictions, probable pitchers and the players 2017 CPBL top team stats.

Roster of Uni-Lions and Chinatrust Brothers 2017 playoff series.
Uni-Lions vs Chinatrust Brothers in 2017 Playoff Series. Photo Credit: (CPBL Facebook)

Uni-Lions lineup predictions

  1. SS 陳傑憲 (Chen Chieh-Hsien)
  2. 2B 陳鏞基 (Chen Yung-Chi)
  3. LF 蘇智傑 (Su Chih-Chieh)
  4. DH 潘武雄 (Pan Wu-Hsiung)
  5. 1B 高國慶 (Kao Kuo-Ching)
  6. 3B 郭阜林 (Kuo Fu-Lin)
  7. CF 陳重羽 (Chen Chung-Yu)
  8. C 高志綱 (Kao Chih-Kang)
  9. RF 唐肇廷 (Tang Chao-Ting)

Uni-Lions probable starters

  1. Bruce Billings
  2. Michael Nix
  3. 潘威倫 (Pan Wei-Lun)
  4. 廖文揚 (Liao Wen-Yang)
  5. Bruce Billings

Advantage

  • Plenty of postseason experiences with several veterans on the team.  A great mixture of young and old.
  • With experienced catcher catcher 高志綱 (Kao Chih-Kang) guiding the pitchers.  This Lions team can go a long way, if everything goes accordingly to Kao’s game plan.
  • Strong hard throwing bullpen.  They’re young, they not scared to challenge the hitters and most of all they throw hard.

Weakness

  • Starting pitchers.  With Alfredo Figaro sidelined with season ending elbow injury.  Lions are going into this series with only 2 starting foreign pitchers.
  • Slight lack of power in the lineup.  The veteran 潘武雄 (Pan Wu-Hsiung) will take on the role being in the middle of the lineup.  However, Pan is also known to a frequent visitors to the DL.
Uni-Lions 3 key players in this Playoff Series
Lions players have plenty of postseason experience, a solid team with good mixture of young and old.

Chinatrust Brothers lineup predictions

  1. 1B 王威晨 (Wang Wei-Chen)
  2. LF 詹子賢 (Chan Tzu-Hsien)
  3. CF 張志豪 (Chang Chih-Hao)
  4. RF 陳子豪 (Chen Tzu-Hao)
  5. DH 周思齊 (Chou Szu-Chi)
  6. 3B 曾陶鎔 (Tseng Tao-Jung)
  7. 2B 潘萣翔 (Pan Ting-Hsiang)
  8. SS 吳東融 (Wu Tung-Jung)
  9. C 黃鈞聲 (Huang Chun-Sheng)

Chinatrust Brothers probable starters

  1. Bryan Woodall
  2. Orlando Roman
  3. Rick Teasley
  4. 鄭凱文 (Cheng Kai-Wen)
  5. Bryan Woodall

Advantage

  • Foreign starting pitchers.  With Orlando Roman rejoined the team.  Brothers will come into this series with 3 fully rested starting pitchers.  Very likely to see Woodall pitching both game 1 and game 4 if needed.
  • A hungry young team that’s eager to showcase themselves to the management team.
  • Able to turn the game around with a swing of the bat.  Several players in the squad are known for their power in the 2017 season.

Weakness

Chinatrust Brothers 2017 playoff series key players
Inexperienced, but much younger & hungrier Brothers squad. Starting pitchers will be the key to victory.

Uni-Lions roster and stats

Catchers

NameNamePAAVGOBPSLGOPS+
高志綱Kao Chih-Kang2130.2400.3010.27646.7
林祐樂Lin Yu-Le1080.2220.2670.28338.8

Infielders

NameNamePAAVGOBPSLGOPS+
陳傑憲Chen Chieh-Hsien5160.3870.4660.508145.4
陳鏞基Chen Yung-Chi4280.3050.3610.462105.6
高國慶Kao Kuo-Ching3550.2940.3550.40290.3
郭阜林Kuo Fu-Lin2000.2960.3520.536119.8
買嘉儀Mai Chia-I1500.2400.3360.34171.2
楊家維Yang Chia-Wei960.2380.3230.44090.0
黃恩賜Huang En-Tzu460.1110.2670.1396.2

Outfielders

NameNamePAAVGOBPSLGOPS+
蘇智傑Su Chih-Chieh4040.3510.4230.593152.6
唐肇廷Tang Chao-Ting3410.2790.3290.37075.8
潘武雄Pan Wu-Hsiung3110.3050.4100.559141.3
朱元勤Chu Yuan-Chin2940.2770.3700.455106.5
羅國龍Lo Kuo-Lung1720.2120.2820.28543.4
劉芙豪Liu Fu-Hao970.2390.3020.34161.7
陳重羽Chen Chung-Yu530.2980.3530.34075.8

Pitchers

NameNameIPERAWHIPERA+
布魯斯Bruce Billings144.24.171.35119.1
潘威倫Pan Wei-Lun93.03.971.37125.1
廖文揚Liao Wen-Yang75.05.761.4986.2
王鏡銘Wang Ching-Ming62.14.041.44122.7
陳韻文Chen Yun-Wen60.03.601.32137.8
麥克爾Michael Nix56.25.401.4691.9
邱浩鈞Chiu Hao-Chun54.13.481.53142.7
江辰晏Chiang Chen-Yen45.26.111.8681.2
林岳平Lin Yueh-Ping33.26.151.9080.7
陽建福Yang Chien-Fu31.23.981.29124.7
施子謙Shih Tzu-Chien19.24.121.47120.5
王玉譜Wang Yu-Pu19.03.791.32131.0

Chinatrust Brothers roster and stats

Catchers

NameNamePAAVGOBPSLGOPS+
黃鈞聲Huang Chun-Sheng1700.2560.3020.37870.1
陳家駒Chen Chia-Chu1240.2050.2580.32144.9
林明杰Lin Ming-Chieh720.1910.2220.29428.7

Infielders

NameNamePAAVGOBPSLGOPS+
曾陶鎔Tseng Tao-Jung2860.2670.3540.506113.6
吳東融Wu Tung-Jung2370.2730.3380.36877.9
王威晨Wang Wei-Chen1130.2800.3390.36076.4
潘萣翔Pan Ting-Hsiang820.3010.3700.37087.3
陳江和Chen Chiang-Ho610.2320.2710.25032.4
陳子鴻Chen Tzu-Hung520.1700.2500.29837.4
岳東華Yueh Tung-Hua10.0000.0000.000-

Outfielders

NameNamePAAVGOBPSLGOPS+
周思齊Chou Szu-Chi4490.3020.3860.408100.4
陳子豪Chen Tzu-Hao3450.3360.4030.622153.6
張志豪Chang Chih-Hao3440.3000.3630.610139.7
詹子賢Chan Tzu-Hsien3080.3500.4030.610150.9
陳文杰Chen Wen-Chieh120.3330.3330.417-

Pitchers

NameNameIPERAWHIPERA+
伍鐸Bryan Woodall173.23.631.27136.8
羅曼Orlando Roman137.14.461.45111.4
鄭凱文Cheng Kai-Wen125.24.581.41108.3
洪宸宇Hung Chen-Yu59.15.761.6386.1
銳力Rick Teasley39.26.131.6181.0
吳哲源Wu Che-Yuan33.03.001.36165.4
彭識穎Peng Shih-Ying23.05.871.5784.5
王梓安Wang Tzu-An19.03.791.79131.0
官大元Kuan Ta-Yuan14.18.791.8156.5
王則鈞Wang Tse-Chun8.17.562.6465.6
王鴻程Wang Hung-Cheng8.01.131.38441.1
楊達翔Yang Ta-Hsiang3.113.504.20-
陳柏豪Chen Po-Hao1.09.003.00-

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