|Lamigo Monkeys – No. 9|
Born: September 9, 1993|
Pingtung County, Taiwan
|2015, for the Lamigo Monkeys|
|Career statistics |
(through 2017 season)
|Career highlights and awards|
Wang Po-Jung (Chinese: 王柏融; born September 9, 1993), is a Taiwanese professional baseball outfielder. He plays for the Lamigo Monkeys of the CPBL. During his rookie season, in 2016, Wang broke a number of league records. Among them, he became the first player to record 200 hits in the league and finished with a .414 Batting Average. In 2017, he batted .407 and led the CPBL with 31 home runs. He is one of the greatest Taiwanese hitting talents ever.
Playing for a CPBL all-star team in an exhibition game against the Japan national baseball team on February 28, 2017, Wang hit two-run home run against Nippon Professional Baseball strikeout champ Takahiro Norimoto as part of a 3-for-3, three RBI effort. The next day he had a base hit in two at-bats against Yomiuri Giants ace Tomoyuki Sugano.
- as of end of 2017 season
- September 3, 2016 - Became fastest CPBL player (122 games) to reach 200 career hits.
- October 10, 2016 - Became first CPBL player to record 200 hits in a single season, breaking Wilton Veras' prior record of 176 set in 2009. He finished the year with an unprecedented .414 batting average.