Brothers signed Andrew Sisco, released Villanueva [Foreign players update Vol#3]

Foreign players updates Vol#3


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Brothers news

Chinatrust Brothers has signed ex-EDA Rhinos pitcher Andrew Sisco and released Elih Villanueva due to health reason.

33 year old hard-throwing lefty Andrew Sisco was part of the EDA Rhinos rotation back in 2013 and 2014. Was signed by KBO KT Wizard and made a brief appearance in the early 2015 season. Then return back to EDA Rhinos 2nd half of 2015 season with 17 starts, 6W, 7L, ERA 4.52.

EDA Rhinos had offered Sisco monthly salary of 25,000 USD back in February 2016. However, it is reported that Sisco has rejected that offer.

Sisco will be reporting to the team on the 29th of march. And will have a few starts in the CPBL farm team.


EDA Rhinos

  • Scott Richmond – Canadian Premier 12 squad member. Right hand starting pitcher. Pitched 2008 to 2012 for the Blue Jays. 2013 for the Lotte Giants in KBO. 2014 to 2015 for the Rangers in the AAA system.
  • Hassan Pena – Cuban right hander. Will be the closer for this season.
  • Mike Loree – Last year triple crowns winner in CPBL.

Uni-President Lions

  • Felix Pie – Lefty outfielder. 6 years in the MLB. Spent 2014 season in the KBO.
  • Jair Jurrjens – 8 years of MLB experience, total of 53 wins with the career ERA of 3.72. Was part of the Premier 12 Netherlands National team.
  • Bruce Billings – 2 years of MLB experience. Spent the entire 2015 in AAA with 8W, 5L, ERA 3.63.

Lamigo Monkeys

  • Orlando Roman – 38 year old Roman was part of the Brothers rotation back in 2010, 2011. Moved to NPB for Yakult Swallow between 2012 – 2015.
  • Ryan Searle – Australian right hand starting pitcher with 7 years in the Cubs minor system experience.
  • Shane Youman – Returning to Lamigo once again. Pitched for Lamigo back in 2011, then moved to KBO between 2012 to 2015

Chinatrust Brothers

  • Donovan Hand – 30 year old. Made a brief appearance to the Major last season. Will be part of the starting rotation. Spent majority of last 2 season in 3A with 5 wins, 14 lost and 13 saves.
  • Rudy Owens – 29 year old lefty. Going for hte starting rotation. coming off the Domincan winter league with 11 starts, 2W3L ERA of 2.88.
  • Robert Morey – 27 year old righty. 6 years in the Miami minor system. Spent the entire 2015 season in AAA with 14 starts, 89 innnings, 4.76 ERA, 1.51 WHIP.
  • [Farm team] Andrew Sisco – Hard-throwing lefty. Part of the EDA Rhinos rotation in 2013, 2014 and half of 2015.
  • [Released] Elih Villanueva – 29 year old. Going for the starting rotation. Coming off the Dominican winter league with 10 starts 3W,5L

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