CPBL Foreign Players Updates Volume #104
Fubon Guardians News: Henry Sosa
On December 13, the Fubon Guardians announced the signing of Henry Sosa for the 2020 CPBL season. The 34-year-old right-hander is scheduled to report to the team early next year for his second CPBL season.
“I’m thrilled to put on my Guardians uniform once again and play alongside with my old teammates,” said Henry Sosa.
According to the Guardians’ representative, Henry Sosa will stay in Taiwan for the full 2020 season. To read between the lines, this suggested that the Guardians have signed Sosa to a full-year deal.
Based on several media outlets, Henry Sosa’s salary is roughly $50,000 USD per month. Given the Guardians have offered Sosa a full-year contract, he is likely to receive between $500,000 to $600,000 USD in the 2020 CPBL season.
Another terrific outing from Henry Sosa last night. The #Fubon Guardians' right-hander struck out 8 over 8 innings and only gave up 2 earned runs against the Brothers. #CPBL ? pic.twitter.com/U6q1Jksnlq
— CPBL STATS (@GOCPBL) March 30, 2019
Henry Sosa’s Strong 2019 Season
Sosa started 12 games for the Guardians in the first half of the 2019 season and absolutely dominated the league. Across 86.2 innings, he posted an outstanding 1.56 ERA and 0.81 WHIP with 85 strikeouts.
Henry Sosa vs Other CPBL Teams (2019)
Below is the breakdown of Henry Sosa’s stats against three other CPBL teams. It would appear the Lamigo Monkeys is the only team in the league that can put up a decent fight. Both the Uni-Lions and Brothers struggled hard when facing Sosa.
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.