CPBL Foreign Players Updates Volume #302
Rakuten Monkeys News: Shunsuke Suzuki
On November 11, the Raktuen Monkeys announced the signing of 25-year-old Japanese right-hander Shunsuke Suzuki (鈴木駿輔) for the 2024 CPBL season.
According to the team, Suzuki is widely considered to be one of the top pitchers in the Japanese Independent League, and he is set to arrive in Taiwan in January.
Shunsuke Suzuki has been active in the Baseball Challenge League (Japanese Independent League) for the past five seasons. In 2023, he made 20 appearances, of which he started 16, posting a 2.73 ERA and 1.21 WHIP over 115 innings.