CPBL Foreign Players Updates Volume #100
Fubon Guardians News: Bryan Woodall
With the August 31 trade deadline just around the corner, the Fubon Guardians have finalised their final foreign player roster. On August 24, the Fubon Guardians have released right-hander Bryan Woodall.
Bryan Woodall, who has been one of the most consistent pitchers in the past few seasons struggled this season. In 113.1 innings of work, he posted a 5.56 ERA and 1.41 WHIP.
Fubon Guardians News: Travis Banwart
With the Woodall departing, the Guardians will call up right-hander Travis Banwart to the first team. The Guardians signed Banwart on July 17 from the Atlantic League as their fourth backup foreign pitcher.
Since arriving in Taiwan, Travis Banwart has been pitching in the CPBL farm league with a 2.53 ERA, 1.50 WHIP across two starts and 10.2 innings.
“We will not look for another foreign player before the trade deadline,” said the Guardians’ manager. “Travis Banwart will make his first-team debut this week.”
Foreign players come and goes, therefore we compiled a foreign players tracker to keep track of all the foreign players signing for the 2019 CPBL season.