Chun-Yi Wu

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Chun-Yi Wu (吳俊億)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 187 lb.

The nephew of Chun-Liang Wu, Chun-Yi Wu pitched for 11 years in Taiwan.

Wu played in the 1993 World Junior Championship. He debuted as a pro with the Brother Elephants in 1997, with a 2.68 ERA and no decisions. The next year, he was 2-5 with a 4.08 ERA, followed by a 8-9, 3.91 campaign in '99. He pitched for Taiwan in the 1999 Intercontinental Cup, allowing 9 hits and 5 runs in 6 2/3 IP to post the worst ERA on the staff.

Wu was 1-9 with a 4.77 ERA in 2000 and 1-2 with a save and a 5.06 ERA in '01. In 2002, he improved to 5-1 with 11 saves and a 2.70 ERA. He was 10-1 with a 2.20 ERA in 2003. Had he qualified, he would have tied Hiroaki Nakayama for third in the CPBL in ERA behind John Frascatore and Jeff Andra. He backslid in 2004 to go 4-5 with a save and a 4.01 ERA and had a 3-1, 4.36 record in 2005. In 2006, Wu was 0-3 with a save and a 5.02 ERA. He was 4-4 with a save and a 5.69 ERA in 2007, his last season.

Wu threw a slider, curveball, changeup and sinker.

Sources: Defunct IBAF site, Chinese Wiki Baseball, 2004 Baseball Almanac