Chen Yung-chi

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Yung Chi Chen
Chen Yung-Chi(2013).jpg
Chen played for Taiwan in the 2006 World Baseball Classic.
Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions – No. 13
Born: (1983-07-13) July 13, 1983 (age 34)
Taitung County, Taiwan
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Yung Chi Chen (traditional Chinese: 陳鏞基; simplified Chinese: 陈镛基; pinyin: Chén Yōngjī; Wade–Giles: Chen2 Yung1 Chi1; known in Amis language as Mayaw Ciro; born July 13, 1983 in Taitung County, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese professional baseball player. An infielder, he currently plays for the Uni-President Lions.[1]

In 2006, he competed in the World Baseball Classic for Chinese Taipei, ranked 3rd in most doubles hit, and hit the first grand slam of WBC (Taiwan vs. China). He played in the All-Star Futures Game during the All-Star break in 2006, with another Taiwanese player Chin-Lung Hu. After the season ended, he competed in the 2006 Intercontinental Cup and Baseball games of 2006 Asian Games. He won the best second baseman award of 2006 Intercontinental Cup, and gold medal of Asian Games.

On November 12, 2008, Chen was claimed off waivers from the Seattle Mariners by the Oakland Athletics.[2]

On November 23, 2010, after entering the Chinese Professional Baseball League draft and being drafted by the Uni-President Lions, Chen signed with the Lions.[1]

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