CPBL Foreign Players Updates Volume #73
Uni-Lions News: Josh Roenicke
After keeping fans waiting for the past few weeks, the Uni-Lions finally announced the re-signing of right-hander Josh Roenicke for the 2019 Season.
According to the Uni-Lions’ general manager, 36-year-old Roenicke will return to Taiwan for his second CPBL season and reports to the Uni-Lions Spring Training on February 22.
Josh Roenicke, who had six Major League seasons under his belt was one of the most dominating pitchers in the 2018 CPBL season. In 26 starts, Roenicke went a total of 156 innings and posted a 3.17 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 3.77 FIP, 133 ERA+ and 3.64 WAR.
Josh Roenicke by the Numbers
- 3.17 ERA: 1st in the league.
- 1.21 WHIP: 2nd in the league.
- 3.64 WAR: 3rd in the league.
- 3.77 FIP: 3rd in the league.
- 20.94 K%: 3rd in the league. (Among starting pitchers)
- 4.10 BB%: 4th in the league. (Among starting pitchers)
- 156 innings: 5th in the league.
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.