With 2017 Asia Winter Baseball League (CPBL Winter League) just around the corner.  CPBL, NPB, KBO, JABA All-Star and WBSC All-Star have announced their final roster for this event.

With JABA and WBSC being the 2 new additional teams joining this season.  The 6 participating teams will play 17 games each in Taiwan from 25th November to 17th December.  Here’s our Team CPBL roster post from earlier this week.

2017 Asia Winter Baseball League Schedule

English Schedule for 2017 Asia Winter Baseball League
English Schedule for 2017 Asia Winter Baseball League

NPB East Roster

Led by Yomiuri Giants 2nd team manager 川相昌宏 (Kawai Masahiro).  The 2017 NPB East roster will include Yakult Swallows 2016 draft pick 寺島 成輝 (Terashima Naruki) and Yomiuri Giants 吉川 尚輝 (Yoshikawa Naoki), along with 2016 Japanese U-18 national team pitcher 島 孝明 (Shima Takaaki).

POS#NAMENAMENPB East Team
P40谷岡 竜平Tanioka TappeiYomiuri Gaints
P45今村 信貴Imamura NobutakaYomiuri Gaints
P6坂本 工宜Sakamoto KokiYomiuri Gaints
P12成瀬 功亮Naruse KosukeYomiuri Gaints
P45菅原 秀Sugahara ShuRakuten Eagles
P13中尾 輝Nakao HikaruYakult Swallows
P18寺島 成輝Terashima NarukiYakult Swallows
P38梅野 雄吾Umeno YugoYakult Swallows
P40島 孝明Shima TakaakiChiba Lotte Marines
P63種市 篤暉Taneichi AtsukiChiba Lotte Marines
P48京山 将弥Kyoyama MasayaYokohama BayStars
P105笠井 崇正Kasai TakamasaYokohama BayStars
C63田中 貴也Tanaka TakayaYomiuri Gaints
C65堀内 謙伍Horiuchi KengoRakuten Eagles
C57古賀 優大Koga YudaiYakult Swallows
C45宗接 唯人Munetsugu YuitoChiba Lotte Marines
IF0吉川 尚輝Yoshikawa NaokiYomiuri Gaints
IF59柿澤 貴裕Kakizawa TakahiroYomiuri Gaints
IF49渡邉 大樹Watanabe DaikiYakult Swallows
IF56奥村 展征Okumura NobuyukiYakult Swallows
IF23松尾 大河Matsuo TaigaYokohama BayStars
IF44佐野 恵太Sano KeitaYokohama BayStars
OF9松原 聖弥Matsubara SeiyaYomiuri Gaints
OF25田中 和基Tanaka KazukiRakuten Eagles
OF52細川 成也Hosokawa SeiyaYokohama BayStars

NPB West Roster

The 2017 NPB West roster will be made up by players from Softbank Hawks, Chunichi Dragons, Orix Buffaloes, Hanshin Tigers and Seibu Lions.

Japanese U-18 national team pitcher 佐藤 世那 (Sato Sena), U-23 representative 植田 海 (Ueda Kai) and Buffaloes 1st team catcher 若月 健矢 (Wakatsuki Kenya) will be a few players that fans should pay extra attention to in this winter league.

POS#NAMENAMENPB West Team
P202浜田 智博Hamada TomohiroChunichi Dragons
P128山下 亜文Yamashita AmonSoftbank Hawks
P130児玉 龍也Kodama RyuyaSoftbank Hawks
P136中村 晨Nakamura ShinSoftbank Hawks
P66吉田 凌Yoshida RyoOrix Buffaloes
P67佐藤 世那Sato SenaOrix Buffaloes
P68鈴木 優Suzuki YuOrix Buffaloes
P42竹安 大知Takeyasu DaichiHanshin Tigers
P43守屋 功輝Moriya KokiHanshin Tigers
P61望月 惇志Mochizuki AtsushiHanshin Tigers
P40田村 伊知郎Tamura IchiroSeibu Lions
P57國場 翼Kokuba TsubasaSeibu Lions
C45杉山 翔大Sugiyama ShotaChunichi Dragons
C45谷川原 健太Tanigawara KentaSoftbank Hawks
C37若月 健矢Wakatsuki KenyaOrix Buffaloes
C39長坂 拳弥Nagasaka KenyaHanshin Tigers
IF32石垣 雅海Ishigaki MasamiChunichi Dragons
IF0川瀬 晃Kawase HikaruSoftbank Hawks
IF55茶谷 健太Chatani KentaSoftbank Hawks
IF61黒瀬 健太Kurose KentaSoftbank Hawks
IF6宗 佑磨Mune YumaOrix Buffaloes
IF52岡﨑 大輔Okazaki DaisukeOrix Buffaloes
IF62植田 海Ueda KaiHanshin Tigers
IF52山田 遥楓Yamada HarukaSeibu Lions
OF212渡辺 勝Watanabe MasaruChunichi Dragons
OF46鈴木 将平Suzuki ShoheiSeibu Lions

KBO Roster

With Police Baseball Team being the backbone of this KBO squad, one of the most notable players would be former Chicago Cubs/ Chiba Lotte Marines pitcher 李帶溵 (Rhee Dae-Eun), who returns to CPBL Winter League for 2nd year in a row.  There’s also outfielder 洪昌基 (Hong-Chang-Ki) who hits over .400 in the KBO minor league.

Apart from Police team, all 10 KBO organisations have sent players to Taiwan.  Including Nexen Heroes 2016 1st round draft pick 朱曉祥 (Ju Hyo-Sang), KIA Tigers 2015 1st rounder 李民友 (Lee Min-Woo).

The roster also include several 1st team players like Hanwha Eagles 金源石 (Kim Won-Seok), Doosan Bears 鄭秀彬 (Jung Soo-Bin) and Nexen Heroes 許正俠 (Heo Jeong-Hyeop)

POS#NAMENAMEKBO Team
P41洪性民Hong Sung-MinPolice
P37朴晋佑Park Jin-WooPolice
P35林序準Lim Seo-JunPolice
P54韓承赫Han Seung-HeokPolice
P16趙漢昱Cho Han-WookPolice
P38李帶溵Rhee Dae-eunPolice
P20朴峻杓Park Joon-PyoPolice
P3方乾禹Nam Kyung-HoDoosan Bears
P119文鎔翼-Samsung Lions
P58裵宰煥Bae Jae-HwanNC Dinos
P40南潤成Nam Yoon-SungSK Wyverns
P19李民友Lee Min-WooKIA Tigers
P110裵在俊-LG Twins
P98金到煐Kim Do-YoungKt Witz
P111林志柚-Lotte Giants
C48李興鍊Lee Heung-RyeonPolice
C26李玹碩Lee Hyun-SeokPolice
C2朱曉祥Ju Hyo-SangNexen Heroes
IF0金材賢-Police
IF24金永煥KIM Young HwanPolice
IF36尹承烈-Police
IF34林祉閱Lim Ji-YeolPolice
IF3金汰珍Kim Tae-JinPolice
OF31鄭秀彬Jung Soo-BinPolice
OF57洪昌基Hong-Chang-KiPolice
OF31洪成昊-Doosan Bears
OF31許正俠Heo Jeong-HyeopNexen Heroes
OF65金源石Kim Won-SeokHanwha Eagles

WBSC All-Star Roster

Led by Netherlands national team coach Steve Janssen.  The WBSC All-Star roster will have players from 7 different countries.  7 of those players are affiliated with MLB from Marlins, Dodgers, Yankees and Blue Jays minor league system.

  • USA – 18 players
  • Italy – 3 players
  • Netherlands – 2 players
  • Dominican Republic – 2 players
  • Brazil, Spain, Venezuela – 1 player each
POS#NAMENAMETeam
P1金波羅威斯Joshuah KimborowiczSan Marino
P3貝克Nolan BeckerQuebec Capitals
P17賽里安奈斯Nickolas SarianidesRockland Boulders
P19Brett LeeQuebec Capitals
P22比爾Evan Greer BealMiami Marlins
P23迪乎里歐Frank Dejiulio JrBridgeport Blue Fish
P29柯爾迪斯Dimitrios KourtisLincoln Salt Dogs
P32莫蒂森Clayton MortensenMiami Marlins
P34郭飛亞Murilo GouveaQuebec Capitals
P36勞倫斯Thomas Lawrence JrRockland Boulders
P37普瑞茲Gabriel PerezKansas City T-Bones
P38紐威爾Ryan NewellMiami Marlins
P46羅德里格斯Armando RodriguezEscogido Leones
P99卡斯莫爾Ryan KussmaulWichita Wignuts
C26魯威爾林Phildrick LlewellynN/A
C50墨非John MurphyLos Angeles Dodgers
C56黑多爾恩Rudy Van HeydoornVerona
IF2羅德里格斯Leomartires RodriguezNettuno
IF7羅莎Angel RosaBridgeport Blue Fish
IF8迪恩Matthew DeanTorono Blue Jays
IF12佛里尼Jose FerriniSan Marino
IF13伊比凡諾Erick EpifanoSan Marino
IF25比切提斯Alphonse Bichette JrNew York Yankees
IF45查非斯Matthew ChavezWichita Wignuts
OF6本尼迪多Nick BenedettoN/A
OF14歐利斯Walker OlisMiami Marlins
OF27盧波Vicente LupoRediupuglia
OF30羅梭里Anthony RosselliUtica Unicorns

JABA All-Star Roster

JABA All-Star (Japanese Industrial League) will have several players coming from the recent Asian Baseball Championship roster.  Including 佐藤旭 (Sato Asahi), 木南了 (Kinami Ryo) and 長谷川拓真 (Takuma Hasegawa)

POS#NAMENAMEJABA TEAM
P20角田皆斗-SUBARU
P17生田目翼-NIPPON EXPRESS
P17堀誠-NTT EAST JAPAN
P15臼井浩-TOKYO GAS
P14宮谷陽介-TOKYO GAS
P13鈴木健矢Suzuki KenyaJX-ENEOS
P19岡野祐一郎Okano YuichiroTOSHIBA
P17大野亨輔Ohno KyosukeMHPS
P15本多裕哉-MHPS
P30勝野昌慶Katsuno AkiyoshiMitsubishi Heavy Industries
P17若林篤志Wakabayashi AtsushiJR Central
P14平尾奎太Hirao KeitaHonda Suzuka
P14猿渡眞之Saruwatari MasayukiOsaka Gas
P18高橋拓已-NISSAY
P19吉川峻平Yoshikawa ShunpeiPanasonic
P11坂本光士郎-NIPPON STEEL
P13荒西祐大-Honda Kumamoto
C27木南了Kinami RyoNIPPON EXPRESS
C23辻野雄大-Honda
C22山内佑規Yamauchi YukiTOKYO GAS
C22柘植世那-Honda Suzuka
IF10地引雄貴Jibiki YukiTOKYO GAS
IF10伊禮翼Irei TsubasaOji Holdings
IF1久保皓史-MHPS
IF4原田拓実-NISSAY
IF33北川利生-NIPPON EXPRESS
IF10小室湧未Wakumi KomuroJR EAST JAPAN
IF4松本桃太郎-Honda Suzuka
IF4北村祥治Kitamura ShojiTOYOTA MOTOR
IF3青柳匠-Osaka Gas
IF0堀米潤平Horimai JyunpeiTOSHIBA
IF7田村強Tamura TsuyoshiJR WEST JAPAN
OF24増川航太-JR HOKKAIDO
OF2拜﨑諒-JR EAST JAPAN
OF4長谷川拓真Takuma HasegawaJR EAST JAPAN
OF24笹川晃平Sasagwa KoheiTOKYO GAS
OF4佐藤旭Satoh AsahiTOSHIBA
OF1矢幡勇人-YAMAHA
OF1中澤彰太Nakazawa ShotaJFE Steel East Japan
OF1長池城磨Nagaike JyomaHonda Kumamoto

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