CPBL Foreign Players Updates Volume #111
Fubon Guardians News: Mike Loree
On January 6, the Fubon Guardians’ front office confirmed the re-signing of Mike Loree for the 2020 CPBL season. Loree, the 2019 ERA leader, is scheduled to report to the team in February to begin his eighth CPBL season in Taiwan.
According to ETtoday, Mike Loree is likely to be on $400,000 USD in annual salary. There were rumours Loree’s salary was on $300,000 USD last year with the Fubon Guardians.
Killing it with his forkball, #Fubon Guardians' Mike Loree pitched a 2-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts against the Uni-Lions last night. #CPBL 🔥 pic.twitter.com/2XJGCksSUT
— CPBL STATS (@GOCPBL) May 23, 2019
Mike Loree, the 35-year-old right-hander, has been one of the most consistent foreign players since 2012. Year after year, he continues to have success pitching in the CPBL with no signs of slowing down.
In 2019, Loree delivered another dominating season with a 2.78 ERA and 1.00 WHIP over 171.2 innings of work. He finished the season leading the league in ERA, WHIP and WAR for pitchers (4.99).
Below are Mike Loree’s pitching stats against other CPBL teams in 2019.
Congratulations to #Fubon Guardians' Mike Loree for reaching 1000 innings pitched in his #CPBL career. He is 3rd foreign pitcher and 14th CPBL players to reach that milestone. pic.twitter.com/atC7Kj9g99
— CPBL STATS (@GOCPBL) May 9, 2019
Mike Loree’s CPBL Achievements (2012-2019)
- 2x Pitching Triple Crown
- 3x Win Leader
- 4x ERA Leader
- 4x Strikeout Leader
- 5x WHIP Leader
Foreign players come and goes, therefore we compiled a foreign players tracker to keep track of all the foreign players signing for the 2020 CPBL season.