CPBL Foreign Players Updates Volume #41
Lamigo Monkeys News: Darin Downs
According to UDN Sports, Lamigo Monkeys have re-signed LHP Darin Downs for 2018 season. The former Detroit Tigers will return to Taiwan for his 3rd CPBL seasons. Lamigo Monkeys is expect to make an official announcement the next few days.
Downs posted a record of 3.49 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 142 ERA+ over 25 starts, 149.2 innings in 2017, and is one of the major contributors to Monkeys successful 2017 season.
There’s rumour that other CPBL teams are also interested in signing Downs for 2018, and have been in touch with Darin Downs agent. In the end, Downs decided to return to Lamigo Monkeys instead.
Foreign players come and goes, therefore we have compiled a foreign players tracker to keep track of all the foreign players for the 2018 CPBL season.