Zeke Spruill on the mound for the Lamigo Monkeys.

A Zeke and a Hard Place

Just seven games into his 2019 Chinese Professional Baseball League season Zeke Spruill finds himself without a job. He was released this week by the Lamigo Monkeys, and it’s unlikely Spruill will be picked up by another CPBL club. On its surface, Spruill’s release isn’t much of an event. He wasn’t performing, and it makes […]

Henry Sosa hurls a pitch for the Fubon Guardians.

The New Ace of Taiwan

Foreign pitchers are the lifeblood of the Chinese Professional Baseball League. Every team is allowed to carry three foreign players on their main roster, and most of the time all three spots are occupied by foreign pitchers. Mike Loree has been the standard of excellence in this regard, but others like Darin Downs, Bruce Kern […]