Yan-Cheng Wang

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Yan-Cheng Wang (王彥程)

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Yan-Cheng Wang has pitched in the Taiwanese national team.

Wang represented Taiwan in the 2019 U-18 Baseball World Cup. He relieved Tzu-Wei Lin, but allowed a hit and a walk against the USA, then Chih-Chieh Chen replaced him. Wang then started against Japan and did much better, completed the game with only one run allowed; he got the win over Hiroya Miyagi. Wang then relieved Chin-Wei Lin Wu against Canada, but he allowed 6 runs in 2 2/3 innings to complete a back-and-forth tourney for the champs. He had the highest ERA on the Gold Medalists but also had one of only four complete games for the Cup. [1] He also represented Taiwan in the 2021 U-23 Baseball World Cup. The Rakuten Golden Eagles signed Wang on August 20, 2019. [2] He spent his first four seasons in the NPB Farm Leagues. Wang struggled in his rookie year as 2-4 with a 5.21 ERA in 2020, then improved to 2-3 with a 3.38 ERA in the Eastern League in 2021. He was 2-4 with a 2.15 ERA in 2022. He also represented Taiwan in the 2022 U-23 Baseball World Cup. Wang then made it onto Taiwan's 24-man roster for the 2023 Asian Games.