Su Chih-Chieh Eyeing 3 Home Run Records
The hottest bat in the CPBL right now belongs to the Uni-Lions’ 蘇智傑 (Su Chih-Chieh). The 25-year-old slugger is currently slashing .339/.413/.712 after 45 games
On June 20, Su blasted a mammoth home run out of Xinzhuang stadium, which was his 18th of the season. Apart from leading the league in home runs, Su now has a very good shot at setting the following CPBL home run records this season.
Uni-Lions' 蘇智傑 (Su Chih-Chieh) crushes a homer out of Xinzhuang stadium. Su is currently sitting on 18 home runs and has a shot at breaking the following #CPBL records:
– Half season HR record: 22 (18)
– Single month HR record: 11 (9)
– Full season HR record: 39 (18) pic.twitter.com/35FZQNBb1i
— CPBL STATS (@GOCPBL) June 21, 2020
Half Season Home Run Record
The CPBL half-season home run record is 22, set by Lamigo Monkeys’ Chu Yu-Hsien in 2019. Su Chih-Chieh is currently sitting on 18, and he will need to hit another five home runs in the next 15 games to break that.
Single Month Home Run Record
The CPBL single-month home run record is 11, set by Lamigo Monkeys’ Chu Yu-Hsien on June 2019. Su Chih-Chieh is currently on nine home runs, and he will need to hit three home runs in the next five games to break the record.
Full Season Home Run Record
The CPBL full-season home run record is 39, set by EDA Rhinos’ Kao Kuo-Hui in 2015. After 45 games, Su is sitting at 18 home runs, so with 120 games, he is projecting to hit 48 home runs.