First name is pronounced: chay-shwaun.
... Originally signed by Boston as an 18-yearold
non-drafted free agent out of Taiwan on
June 8, 2007...signed by Red Sox scout Jon
... If he makes an appearance for the Astros
this season, he would become the first
Taiwanese-born player to wear an Astros
jersey in a regular season game.
... Was one of three Taiwanese-born players
to play in a Major League game last season,
joining LHP Wei-Yin Chen (BAL) and RHP
Chien-Ming Wang (WSH).
... Added to the Red Sox 40-man roster on Nov.
18, 2011...designated for assignment on Oct.
17, 2012, and claimed off waivers by Houston
on Oct. 26...currently signed to a one-year2012Spent most of his season with Triple A Pawtucket, but did appear in nine games with the Red Sox
across four stints...hit .250 (3x12) in those nine games, which included two starts in center field and one
in right field...began the year with the PawSox and recalled for one day on April 14...his other three stints
were from May 20-28, Aug. 25-26 and Sept. 23 thru the remainder of the season...made his Major League2011Played 119 games between Double-A Portland and Pawtucket, climbing to Triple-A for
the 1st time in his career.
Combined to bat .245 (114-for-466) with 16 doubles, 3 triples, 2 homers and 36 RBI...Tallied 58 walks
compared to 65 strikeouts.
Ranked 5th in the Red Sox farm system with 28 steals...Had an 80.0% success rate (7 CS).
Began the season with the Sea Dogs...Had multiple hits in 6 of his last 13 Double-A games (.304, 17-for-56)
before joining the PawSox on 5/21.
Endured a trip to the disabled list from 6/10-20 due to a left wrist sprain.
Totaled 12 outfield assists in 110 combined games in center field and 10 in right field...Posted a .987 fielding
percentage with just 4 errors in 319 total chances.
Led the PawSox with a .308 AVG (4-for-13) in 3 playoff games.
Following the season, rated as having the best outfield arm in the Red Sox system by Baseball America for
the 2nd straight season.2010Named Red Sox Minor League Defensive Player of the Year after appearing in 118 games in the outfield, including 114 in center and 4 in right, for Double-A Portland...Committed just 3 errors in an Eastern League-high 338 outfield chances for a .991 fielding percentage, the best mark among EL outfielders with at least 250 chances...Was 2nd in the EL with 15 outfield assists and tied for 3rd with 4 double plays...Named Boston's Minor League Defensive Player of the Month for both May and June...Went 64 games before his 1st miscue on 6/27...Ranked 8th among qualifying Red Sox minor leaguers with a .275 average (126-for-458)...Finished 3rd in the Eastern League with both 72 walks and a team-leading .386 on-base percentage...Reached safely via hit, walk or HBP in 103 of his 119 games...Got on base in each of his last 29 tilts at Hadlock Field beginning 6/30, the EL's longest home on-base streak in 2010...Also paced the Sea Dogs with 26 stolen bases and triples (tied, 4)...Was placed on the DL on 8/21 and reinstated a week later...After the season, named by Baseball America as the top outfield defender in both the Red Sox farm system and the Eastern League, as well as having the best outfield arm among Boston minor leaguers...Baseball America also named him as having the best strike-zone judgment in the Red Sox system and the EL.2009Named to the Carolina League's postseason All-Star Team with Single-A Salem...Led full-season Red Sox minor leaguers and was 3rd overall in the system with 26 stolen bases...Tied for 5th in Carolina League with a team-best 66 walks and finished 2nd in the circuit with 8 sac flies...Paced league outfielders in games (128), assists (18) and double plays (7)...Also led Salem in games (131), runs (75), hits (127), homers (7) and total bases (175)...Hit .156 (14-for-90) with 5 RBI through his 1st 26 games of the season before batting .316 (79-for-250) with
39 RBI over his next 64 games from 5/13-7/24...Named Red Sox Minor League Base Stealer of the Month for June, ranking 7th in the league with a .306
average (30-for-98) in the month...Posted a 12-game hit streak from July 12-25, tying the club season high...Was 17-for-56 (.304) with 2 outs and runners in scoring position...Following the season, rated as having the best strike-zone discipline and as the best defensive outfielder in
the Sox system by Baseball America.2008Spent 1st full pro season with Single-A Greenville, earning Red Sox Minor League
Defensive Player of the Year honors...Posted a .961 fielding percentage (8 E/207 TC) in 79 games in center field and 9 in right field...Also honored
as Red Sox Minor League Defensive Player of the Month for June...Led the Drive and ranked 2nd among Sox minor leaguers with 33 stolen bases...Also paced Greenville with 6
triples and 60 runs, finishing 2nd with 43 walks...Logged a season-long, 16-game hit streak, 4/25-5/10...Named MVP of the 2008 All-Star Futures Game at Yankee Stadium on 7/13...Singled and hit a 2-run homer in
the World Team's 3-0 win over Team USA...Tabbed the best defensive outfielder in the Red Sox system in Baseball America's Best Tools Survey.2007Began 1st professional season with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox before an 8/27
transfer to Short-A Lowell.
Combined to hit .243 (53-for-218) with 4 homers and 25 RBI between the 2 clubs.
Batted .330 (30-for-91) in 22 home games for the GCL Sox, compared to a .190 (16-for-84) clip on the road.
Rated as the best outfield arm in the Red Sox system by Baseball America.