CPBL 2019 MVP, ROY, Most Improved Player
Voted by members of the media, the CPBL announced the 2019 MVP, Rookie of the Year and the Most Improved Player of the Year awards on October 30 at the annual award ceremony.
2019 MVP: 朱育賢 (Chu Yu-Hsien)
The Lamigo Monkeys’ 27-year-old outfielder / first baseman Chu Yu-Hsien had an outstanding 2019 season where he slashed .347/.394/.605 and led the league with 30 home runs.
- 2019 CPBL MVP
- Home Run Leader (30)
- Hit Leader (159)
2019 Rookie of the Year: 陳晨威 (Chen Chen-Wei)
Averaged 3.90 seconds from home to first, speed is one of Chen Chen-Wei’s biggest weapon. The Lamigo Monkeys’ 21-year-old shortstop / outfielder caused plenty of damages around the bases with 11 triples and 22 stolen bases. Chen finished his 2019 season hitting .300/.362/.426 with five home runs.
2019 Most Improved Player: 陳仕朋 (Chen Shih-Peng)
After two seasons in the farm league, the Fubon Guardians’ 22-year-old left-hander found himself in the first-team starting rotation this season. In 23 starts, Chen Shih-Peng went 11-8 with a respectable 3.48 ERA, 1.50 WHIP across 124 innings of work.