Wang Po-Jung

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Wang Po-Jung
Lamigo Monkeys – No. 9
Outfielder
Born: (1993-09-09) September 9, 1993 (age 25)
Pingtung County, Taiwan
Bats: Left Throws: Right
debut
2015, for the Lamigo Monkeys
Career statistics
(through 2017 season)
Batting Average 0.402
Home runs 69
RBIs 235
Teams

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.[1] The next day he had a base hit in two at-bats against Yomiuri Giants ace Tomoyuki Sugano.[2]


Career statistics[edit]

Year Team G AB H HR RBI SB Walk|BB SO GIDP BA OBP SLG OPS
2015 Lamigo Monkeys 29 111 36 9 29 0 10 22 2 .324 .377 .640 1.017
2016 Lamigo Monkeys 116 483 200 29 105 24 51 59 5 .414 .476 .689 1.165
2017 Lamigo Monkeys 115 437 178 31 101 16 76 44 6 .407 .491 .700 1.192
Total 260 1031 414 69 235 40 137 125 13 .402 .473 .689 1.162
  • as of end of 2017 season[3]

Career Highlights[edit]

  • 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.

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