CPBL Foreign Players Updates Volume #192
CTBC Brothers News: José De Paula
Talk about planning ahead! After rumours surfaced that KBO teams are monitoring José De Paula, the Brothers immediately made their move and locked down their ace for the 2022 CPBL season.
On October 8, the CTBC announced they extended their ace José De Paula’s contract for 2022. The 33-year-old Dominican left-hander will continue to wear the yellow uniform next CPBL season.
As of today, José De Paula has a dominating 1.80 ERA and 0.97 WHIP over 144.2 innings. He is currently leading the league in ERA (1.80), strikeouts (153) and WAR (4.5 pitchers only).
“José De Paula’s 2021 contract includes an option for 2022,” said the Brothers general manager Liu Chih-Wei. “At this stage, we will not disclose his 2022 contract details.”
According to UDN, José De Paula’s 2022 salary is reportedly around 600,000 USD.
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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.