Tzu-Peng Huang

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Tzu-Peng Huang (黃子鵬) (Tiger)

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 176 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

Tzu-Peng Huang has pitched in the CPBL and for the Taiwanese national team.

Huang allowed one unearned run in 6 1/3 IP in the 2012 U-18 Baseball World Cup, when Taiwan won the Bronze Medal. [1] He was with Taiwan for the 2014 U-21 Baseball World Cup, with a 5.40 ERA in four outings for the champs. [2] He next played in the 2015 Universiade. [3] He started one game in the 2015 World Port Tournament and allowed hits to all four Japanese batters before Yen-Ching Lu relieved; he was charged with two runs for an infinite ERA. [4] He was in the Asia Winter League that year. [5]

In the 2016 Haarlem Baseball Week, he went seven shutout innings to beat Curacao. [6] He again was in the Asia Winter League. [7] At the 2017 World Port Tournament, he had a 1.74 ERA in three outings. [8] He was picked by the Lamigo Monkeys in the 7th round of the CPBL draft that year. [9] He worked one game in the CPBL minors that year. [10]

The sidearm hurler was 5-3 with a 2.48 ERA and .94 WHIP for the Monkeys in the 2018 CPBL as their top reliever; starting in the CPBL minors, he had a 1.02 ERA and was 6-0. Lamigo won the 2018 Taiwan Series. In 2019, he was 4-5 with 3 saves and a 3.25 ERA in 60 outings. He led the league with 23 holds and was 3rd in games pitched (behind Kai-Wen Cheng and Chia-Yen Cheng). The Monkeys repeated in the 2019 Taiwan Series. He was then on Taiwan's team for the 2019 Premier 12 but did not get into a game. [11]

He throws a sinker, slider, change-up and fastball (peak 89 mph).