Chinatrust Brothers veteran shortstop 王勝偉 (Wang Seng-Wei) have reached 100 career hit-by-pitch milestone. At the same time also tied the CPBL record for most hit-by-pitch, a record which previous set by Brother Elephants catcher 陳瑞昌 (Chen Je-Chang).
#CTBros 王勝偉 (Wang Seng-Wei) aka #CPBL Magneto reaches 100 career hit by pitch pic.twitter.com/KFzXeqNQ3h
— CPBL STATS (@GOCPBL) June 24, 2017
Journey to 100 HBP for Wang Seng-Wei
Below is the hit by pitch breakdown by teams.
|Lamigo Monkeys (La New Bears)||35|
The next CPBL magneto?
In the current CPBL top 10 HBP chart, Wang on average gets hit once every 42 plate appearances. Other than Wang, Lamigo Monkeys 林泓育 (Lin Hung-Yu) is only player that have PA/HBP that’s lower than Wang (40 PA/HBP).
|1||王 勝 偉||Wang Seng-Wei||4285||100||42.9|
|2||林 智 勝||Lin Chih-Sheng||5259||84||62.6|
|3||彭 政 閔||Peng Cheng-Min||6515||83||78.5|
|4||張 建 銘||Chang Chien-Ming||4945||80||61.8|
|5||林 泓 育||Lin Hung-Yu||3234||80||40.4|
|6||高 國 慶||Kao Kuo-Ching||5583||63||88.6|
|7||鄭 達 鴻||Cheng Ta-Hung||3973||58||68.5|
|8||張 正 偉||Chang Cheng-Wei||3716||55||67.6|
|9||劉 芙 豪||Kao Chih-Kang||4432||54||82.1|
|10||高 志 綱||Kao Chih-Kang||3453||50||69.1|
Quick profile on Wang Seng-Wei
Wang drafted by Brother Elephants (Chinatrust Brothers) in the 1st round back in 2006. Since then, Wang has been the primary short stop for Brothers and have won 7 CPBL gold gloves.
At the end of 2016, Wang filed for free agency and was resigned by the Chinatrust Brothers with 2-year 350,000 USD extension.