Batters on top in exciting start to the CPBL season

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 10, 2015
By: Paul Huang  /  Contributing reporter

With two games separating the first and last teams in the league standings three weeks into the new season, this year’s CPBL season promises to be an exciting one.

Aside from having a new commissioner, Wu Chih-yang, who is looking to begin his reign with a slew of changes that include a Web-based voting platform for the fans to determine the top player of the year, the league is also attempting to shake off a somewhat disappointing campaign last year that was marred by an ugly fight with MP & Silva over the broadcasting rights by providing the fans with some plain old exciting action around the diamond.

“I promise to do my best to bring a brand new baseball experience for the fans this year,” Wu said at the start of the season.

The former Taoyuan mayor has seen attendances rise by a considerable amount, even though official figures will not be available until later this season.     [FULL  STORY]

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