CPBL Foreign Players Updates Volume #276
Wei Chuan Dragons News: Mitch Lambson
On June 12, the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of the Atlantic League announced that the Wei Chuan Dragons purchased the contract for Mitch Lambson and signed him for the 2023 CPBL season.
Mitch Lambson began his professional career in 2011 with the Houston Astros system. He never made it to the major league but reached Triple-A with the Astros, Braves and Brewers organisation. In his two Triple-A seasons, he built a 3.38 ERA over 32 innings.
After leaving affiliated baseball in 2017, Mitch Lambson wound up pitching in the American Association, Mexican League, Mexican Winter League, Atlantic League and Dominican Winter League.
In 2022, Mitch Lambson spent the whole season pitching in the Atlantic League and posted a 3.60 ERA and 1.21 WHIP over 162.2 innings. He returned to the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of the Atlantic League in 2023, and prior to the signing with the Dragons, he had a 2.33 ERA over eight starts and 54 innings.
Foreign players comes and goes, therefore we compiled a foreign players tracker to keep track of all the foreign players signing for the 2023 CPBL season.