Exhibition celebrating Taiwan's professional baseball games opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition celebrating the 30th anniversary of Taiwan’s professional baseball league kicked off Saturday in Taipei, highlighting various memorable moments in the ...

A Taiwanese team may soon join the Australian Baseball League

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Reports from Australia suggest that Taiwan’s professional baseball league, the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) may be in talks with Baseball Australia to...

Taiwan's CPBL terminates American pitcher's contract for sex offense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Less than 24 hours after being signed by Taoyuan's Lamigo Monkeys, an American pitcher had his contract canceled by the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL), after i...

Taiwanese ex-MLB pitcher Wang Chien-ming opens a pitching camp in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- Taiwanese former Major League Baseball pitcher Wang Chien-ming (王建民) said at a news conference on Monday that he will open a five-day pitching camp set to take place at Tianmu B...

'There's no crying in baseball:' Lin Chih-sheng cries as he denies cheating

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Lin Chih-sheng (林智勝), who became the highest paid player in Taiwanese baseball last year, sobbed at a press conference yesterday as he denied allegations that he engaged in gam...

A CPBL opening performance catches MLB’s attention

The delicate performance by a gymnast at the opening of a Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) game on Monday caught the attention of the Major League Baseball (MLB) website, which described it...

Lamigo downs Brother 11-0 to snatch 2015 CPBL championship

Lamigo Monkeys pitcher Patrick Misch threw a no-hit game to trounce ChinaTrust Brother Elephants 11-0 in Game 7 of the best of seven championship series to win the 2015 Chinese Professional Baseball L...

CPBL union wants games played away from dengue-plagued Tainan

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) The union and players of the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) have asked games scheduled in Tainan to be moved to other places as a means to protect players from g...

Former MLB stars to meet little leaguers in Hsinchu

Former Major League Baseball (MLB) superstars Jason Giambi and Ivan Rodriguez will hold an event at the Leofoo Village Theme Park in Hsinchu to meet little baseball fans before heading to the Taichung...

Australian league suspends recruitment of Chin-hui Tsao

Taipei, Dec. 8 (CNA) The Australian Baseball League (ABL) has prohibited the Adelaide Bite from recruiting Taiwanese pitcher Chin-hui Tsao because of appeals from Taiwan's professional baseball lea...

Taiwan News Morning Briefing – August 14

Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened 48.15 points, or 0.52 percent, higher to 9,279.46 on Thursday, with turnover reaching NT$3.06 billion. (Taiwan News) ■ U.S. stock market clos...

Sentences reduced in 2009 baseball match-fixing

The Taiwan High Court handed down sentences to four Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) players found guilty of match-fixing in 2009. Former pro baseball players Chen Chih-yuan, Tsai Feng-an a...

Sentences reduced in 2009 baseball match-fixing (Update)

The Taiwan High Court reduced the sentences given out to four Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) players found guilty of match-fixing in a scandal that shook the league and almost brought it ...