CPBL: Wei-Chuan Dragons Approved As Expansion Team

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TAIWAN – The Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) and the team owners have officially approved the Ting-Hsin Group’s franchise proposal on May 13. After 10 seasons of being a four-team league, the CPBL will welcome the Wei-Chuan Dragons as the fifth team in the CPBL.

Under the current expansion structure, the Dragons will first enter the CPBL minor league in 2020 then move up to the top league in 2021.

Dragons Will Participate in 2019 Draft
With the approval to join the CPBL as the fifth team, the Wei-Chuan Dragons will now be able to participate in the 2019 mid-season draft on July 1. The team will also be given draft priority in the first four rounds by drafting twice in a single round.

Read the full article at: CPBL Stats

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