Yang Yao-hsun

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Yao-Hsun Yang
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Free Agent
Pitcher
Born: (1983-01-22) January 22, 1983 (age 31)
Taitung City, Taiwan
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Professional debut
NPB: May 17, 2006 for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
Teams
Yang Yao-hsun
Medal record
Competitor for  Chinese Taipei
Men’s Baseball
Intercontinental Cup
Bronze 2006 Taichung Team
Asian Games
Silver 2010 Guangzhou Team
Asian Baseball Championship
Silver 2005 Miyazaki Team

Yao-Hsun Yang (born January 22, 1983 in Taitung City, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.He has played in Nippon Professional Baseball pitcher for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks. Yang competed for Chinese Taipei in the 2006 and 2013 World Baseball Classic.[1]

On February 13, 2014 he signed a minor league deal with an invite to Spring training with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was released on July 10.

Yang is a 5 ft 10 in, 215 lb left-handed pitcher. he throws a low 90s fastball, along with a slider, curveball, and a splitter. He mostly uses his fastball-slider combination in games.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Baseball Classic: Chinese Taipei: Rosters". MLB Advanced Media. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  2. ^ "First Look at Pirates’ Taiwanese Left-Hander Yao-Hsun Yang". piratesprospects.com. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 

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