Chinatrust Brothers prospect 吳東融 (Wu Tung-Jung) exits the game early after being plunked in the face by a 143kph (89mph) fastball at the Asia Winter Baseball League.
[Asia Winter Baseball League] #CTBros prospect 吳東融 (Wu Tung-Jung) gets plunked in the face and has to leave the game in the bottom of the 8th. 😱😱#CPBL #2017AWB pic.twitter.com/KjRJ8ADejd
— CPBL STATS (@GOCPBL) December 16, 2017
Wu was immediately rushed to the hospital after the horrific hit-by-pitch incident. According to CPBL spokesperson, Wu required 10 stitches and have a minor fracture to his upper jaw. He is expect to be sidelined for 2 months, and will be on liquid diet until further notice.
Quick Profile for 吳東融 (Wu Tung-Jung)
- Infielder. R/R
- Drafted 4th round in 2016
- Finished his 2017 season with .265/.341/.366 over 209 at-bat
- Expect to take over primary middle infield role in 2019 season
#CPBL play of the day – 吳東融 (Wu Tung-Jung) makes a terrific diving stop, then fires to first for the out #CTBros pic.twitter.com/QnPCTpIsni
— CPBL STATS (@GOCPBL) June 11, 2017