Yung-Chi Chen was originally signed by Seattle scout Jamey Storvick...attended the National College of Physical
Education and Sports in Taoyuan, Taiwan...led NCPES to their first ever Taiwan All-College Championship Crown...
was the youngest member of the Taiwan National Team...named All-Star shortstop in Taipei's NBC World Series
Championship Crown in Wichita, Kansas, batting .405 with 11 RBI and 17 hits...participated for Chinese Taipei in
the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens...named All-Star 2B for the 2005 World Cup in Holland...played for Chinese
Taipei in the inaugural 2006 World Baseball Classic.2008Played for Triple-A Tacoma in the Seattle Mariners organization for the second consecutive season and had his
season cut short by injury for the second straight campaign...was batting .249 with three home runs and 25 RBI in
69 games before tearing meniscus in his right knee...was placed on the disabled list on June 26, had surgery, and
missed the remainder of the season...had career lows in batting, slugging (.329) and on-base percentage (.309)...
batted .288 (19 for 66) against left-handed pitching and .235 (43 for 183) with all three of his home runs and 21 of
his 25 RBI against right-handers...had 19 multiple-hit games, all with two hits...committed four errors in 46 games at
second base for a .982 fielding percentage...charged with four errors in 20 games at third base for a .939 percentage...
hit in every spot in the order except third and fourth and saw his most action with 23 games batting second.