Wang Po-Jung 2017 vs 2016 game-by-game stats comparison

With a bit of slow start in the beginning of the 2017, Lamigo Monkeys 王柏融 (Wang Po-Jung) seems to be back to his old self.  Currently hitting .431/.494/.686 and lead the league with 190 wRC+ and expected to break the CPBL record being the fastest player to reach 300 hits this week.

But how does Wang’s stats stack up against his 2016 performance?  Here’s the 2017 vs 2016 game-by-game batting stats comparison for Wang Po-Jung’s first 35 games.

(For more CPBL advance stats.  Can find them at my.cpblstats.com)


Batting Averages

  • 2017 – 0.431 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 0.386 (35 Games)
  • 2016 full Season – 0.414 (Full season 116 Games)
  • 2017 league average – 0.286 (18 May)

On Base Percentage

  • 2017 – 0.494 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 0.461 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 0.476 (Full season 116 Games)
  • 2017 league average – 0.353 (18 May)

Slugging

  • 2017 – 0.686 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 0.621 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 0.689 (Full season 116 Games)
  • 2017 league average – 0.445 (18 May)

BABIP

  • 2017 – 0.440 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 0.422 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 0.428 (Full season 116 Games)
  • 2017 league average – 0.329 (18 May)

wOBA

  • 2017 – 0.510 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 0.467 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 0.499 (Full season 116 Games)
  • 2017 league average – 0.351 (18 May)

Number of hits

  • 2017 – 59 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 56 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 200 (Full season 116 Games)

Hits per game

  • 2017 – 1.69 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 1.60 (35 Games)
  • 2016 – 1.72 (Full season 116 Games)

If using 2016 season 116 games as the base reference for Wang’s 2017 total games.  With his current hit rate Wang is projected to finished the 2017 season with 196 hits.  Just 4 shy from the CPBL record which was set by him last season.

2 COMMENTS

    • I think he will follow the money. From my understanding MLB and NPB are all interested in him. But I’m guess probably going to Japan after 2018.

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