CPBL Foreign Players Updates Volume #180
CTBC Brothers News: Mitch Lively
On July 22, the CTBC Brothers have released Mitch Lively. The 35-year-old right-hander finished his 2021 CPBL season with a disappointing 8.35 ERA and 1.88 WHIP over 36.2 innings.
Earlier today, Mitch Lively showed up at the Taichung Intercontinental Stadium to say goodbye to his teammates.
“We thank Mitch Lively for all his contributions in the past few seasons,” said the Brothers manager.
“I may forget a lot of things, but I will never forget my time playing in Taiwan,” said Mitch Lively. “I want to thank the coaches and my teammates for treating me like a brother in the past four years.”
The CTBC Brothers signed Mitch Lively back in the 2018 season. In a short amount of time, he settled in as the Brothers’ ace. From 2018 to 2020, he posted a solid 3.66 ERA across 366 innings.
Because of his on-field performance and friendly personality to fans off the field, Mitch Lively quickly became one of the fan favourite foreign players in the CPBL.
— CPBL STATS ♥️ #95 (@GOCPBL) May 8, 2019
CTBC Brothers News: Evan Grills
After the CTBC Brothers parted ways with Mich Lively, the team added Evan Grills to the active roster. This means the Brothers will be able call up Evan Grills if needed.
The 29-year-old Canadian left-hander joined the Brothers back in late April. Shortly after he completed his mandatory quarantine, the CPBL season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
— CPBL STATS ♥️ #95 (@GOCPBL) April 7, 2021
Foreign players come and goes, therefore we compiled a foreign players tracker to keep track of all the foreign players signing for the 2021 CPBL season.