Chang Cheng-wei

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Chang Cheng-wei
Chinatrust Brothers – No. 6
Born: (1986-08-05) August 5, 1986 (age 30)
Taitung County, Taiwan
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Chang Cheng-wei (Chinese: 張正偉; born August 5, 1986) is a Taiwanese baseball player who plays with the Chinatrust Brothers in the Chinese Professional Baseball League.

He made his debut in the Chinese Professional Baseball League at age 23. Chang is the nephew of Chang Tai-shan, a cousin of Chang Chih-hao and is a more distant relative of Yang Chung-shou, Yang Yao-hsun, Yang Chien-fu, Chen Chih-yuan, Sen Yang and Yang Tung-yi.

Chang was drafted by the Sinon Bulls in 2008. He led the Taiwanese minors in hits (81) and average (a record .409) in 2009. When Sinon let him go, he signed with the Brother Elephants. On March 20, he got his first CPBL hit, a single off Wei-Lun Pan. He hit .297/.360/.377 as a rookie with 15 steals (but 10 times caught). He was 8th in the 2010 CPBL in average.

He played for Taiwan in the 2013 and 2017 World Baseball Classic.

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