The action of China’s Professional Baseball League will now shift its base to the Intercontinental Baseball Stadium. In the 16th match of the competition, Rakuten Monkeys will be squaring off against Citic Brothers.
These two teams were supposed to lock horns in the very first match of the competition, but due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the original schedule was postponed and the two teams are here squaring off in the 16th match of the competition.
Talking about how the two teams have fared so far in the competition, The Rakuten Monkeys are sitting right at the top as they are undefeated in 5 matches. Meanwhile, Citic Brothers have managed only two wins from 6 matches and are holding the third position on the points table.
Date: 22nd April 2020
Time: 4:00 PM IST
Venue: Intercontinental Baseball Stadium
Rakuten Monkeys: LLWWL
Citic Brothers: WWWWW
Rakuten Monkeys Team News
Rakuten Monkeys: Lan Yin Lun, Chu Yu Hsien, Chen Chun Hsiu, Cheng Chin, Lin Li, Chen Chen Wei, Ryan Carpenter, Lin Hong-Yu
Chinatrust Brothers: Chen Wen Chieh, Wang Wei Chen, Chan Tzu Hsien, Liao Yi-Chung, Pan Chih Fang, Hsu Chi Hung, Chou Szu Chi, Wu Tung Jung, Lin Chih Sheng
From Chinatrust Brothers, all eyes would be on Wang Wei-Chen who has an average strike-rate of 0.417. He will be the infielder in this match and also has 10 hit counts to his name.
The team management has already announced Liao Yi-Chung will start as the pitcher in this match.
Talking about Rakuten Monkeys, with 10 hits from 5 matches with a score of 9, Infielder Lin Li is one of the most consistent players in the side and a vital pick. Apart from Lin Li, catcher Lin Hong-Yo from 5 matches has 7 hits to his name and is a considerable option.
Among the pitchers, Ryan Carpenter is going to start. Therefore, there is no need to choose any other pitcher in your fantasy team.