Kuei-Yu Huang

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Kuei-Yu Huang (黃貴裕) (Salmon)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 187 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Kuei-Yu Huang had been a outfielder in the Chinese Professional Baseball League for 9 years.

Huang was signed by the Chinatrust Whales in 1999, and he pinch hit and went 0 for 1 in his CPBL debut in 1999. In 2000 Huang hit .305/.367/.472 in 67 games for them that year. He became the starting outfielder Whales in 2001, hit .265/.343/.470 with 13 dingers, since CPBL players didn't hit many homers in those years, it's a impressed number for an third-year player. He improved his slugging skills, hit .276/.381/.479 with 9 homeruns next year. In the 2002 Taiwan Series, Huang was 0-for-5 and the Whales were swept by the Brother Elephants. His career year was 2004, with a career-high 52 RBI and 12 homeruns. Huang not only being selected into 2004 CPBL All-Star Game, but also won his first CPBL Gold Glove. He batted .221/.288/.368 with 9 homers in 2005, and being selected into his third, and the last All-Star. He completed the fifth cycle, and the first with an inside-the-park homerun of CPBL on July 28 against the Sinon Bulls. He was banned for intentionally lose games in 2007

Overall, Huang hit .255/.330/.421 with 472 hits, 91 doubles and 60 homers in 9 seasons in the CPBL.