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CPBL Salaries Going Up

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CPBL Salaries Going Up
Salaries in the Chinese Professional Baseball League are going up - albeit slowly.

The Chinatrust Whales center fielder Ji Jun-lin (using mainland China pinyin) recently re-upped with the team for US $6,500 per month. In 2005, Ji batted .286 with 3 home runs and 22 RBIs in 94 games. He stole 21 bases. Ji was also pretty good with the glove, posting a .984 fielding percentage with 11 assists.

Stars such as Xie Jia-xian will make US $9,000 per month after coming off a .284, 23 home run season. Meanwhile, Chen Chin-feng will play with the La New Bears and make $200,000 a year.
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