CPBL Foreign Players Updates Volume #38

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Guardians and Brothers News

Both Fubon Guardians and Chinatrust Brothers are currently in negotiation with their ace Mike Loree and Bryan Woodall, hoping to bring them back for 2018 CPBL season.

Brothers and Guardians in talks with Bryan Woodall and Mike Loree. Plan to bring them back for 2018 season.
Mike Loree and Bryan Woodall on top of re-sign list for 2018 CPBL season.

Mike Loree

With Guardians 2018 spring camp starting on the 15th of January.  Fubon Guardians been working hard trying to re-sign their ace Mike Loree.

The 31-year-old RHP finished his 5th CPBL season with 2.18 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 227 ERA+ over 160.2 innings and took home his 2nd CPBL pitching Triple Crown title.

“Of course we’ll going to keep him (Mike Loree), the man is back-to-back pitching triple crown winner”  Said Guardians GM Chris Tsai

Bryan Woodall

Bryan Woodall, the 31 years old former Diamondbacks farmhand finished his 2017 CPBL season with the record of 3.63 ERA, 1.27 WHIP with 136 ERA+ over 173.2 innings of work.

Couple days ago, rumour surfaced that several other teams including Fubon Guardians are eyeing Brothers ace Bryan Woodall.

According to CPBL foreign players signing rule, Brothers will be given the priority over other teams to finalised deal with Bryan Woodall until the end of February.  However, the 228 deadline it’s one of the most outdated rule in CPBL, whether or not the league can or will enforce it that’s another story.

“We hope to confirmed all our foreign players contract before the start of February.  For Bryan Woodall, we’ll do everything we can to re-sign him”  Said Brothers representative.

Further Readings

Foreign players come and goes, therefore we have compiled a foreign players tracker to keep track of all the foreign players for the 2018 CPBL season.


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