TSUNG-CHE CHENG, SHORTSTOP
Born: July 26, 2001
Height: 5’7″
Weight: 154
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Signed: Int’l Free Agent, 2019
How Acquired: International Free Agent
Country: Taiwan
Agent: N/A

WTM’s PLAYER PROFILE
Cheng is a toolsy shortstop, with good hitting ability and speed, and a plus arm.  He’s also regarded as having surprising power for his size.

2020
DNP

The pandemic prevented Cheng from starting his pro career.

Cheng will play in the Florida Complex League in 2021.  He was out at the beginning of the season, though, after being hit in the face by a pitch in camp.

CONTRACT INFORMATION
2021: Minor League Contract
PLAYER INFORMATION
Signing Bonus: $380,000
MiLB Debut:
MLB Debut: N/A
MiLB FA Eligible: 2025
MLB FA Eligible: N/A
Rule 5 Eligible: 2023
Added to 40-Man: N/A
Options Remaining: 3
MLB Service Time: 0.000
TRANSACTIONS
July 2, 2019: Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an international free agent.
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