Chia-Jen Lo

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Chia-Jen Lo MLB Career Stats

0-3 4.19 19.1 16 1.40

Chia-Jen Lo Bio

  • Full Name: Chia-Jen Lo
  • Pronunciation: CHAI-jen
  • Born: 4/7/1986 in Pingtung County, Taiwan
  • College: Chinese Culture University, Taiwan
  • Debut: July 31, 2013
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/28/2013
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MLB Career Stats 0 3 4.19 19 0 2 19.1 16 1.40


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Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2009 Corpus Christi TEX

AFL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
10/26/2009 Peo Saguaros AFL

Chia-Jen Lo Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 27, 2014 Oklahoma City RedHawks released RHP Chia-Jen Lo.
April 24, 2014 Oklahoma City RedHawks activated RHP Chia-Jen Lo from the temporarily inactive list.
April 20, 2014 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed RHP Chia-Jen Lo on the temporarily inactive list.
April 5, 2014 Houston Astros sent Chia-Jen Lo outright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 16, 2014 Houston Astros optioned RHP Chia-Jen Lo to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 30, 2013 Houston Astros recalled Chia-Jen Lo from Corpus Christi Hooks.
July 10, 2013 Chia-Jen Lo assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Quad Cities River Bandits.
June 30, 2013 Chia-Jen Lo assigned to Quad Cities River Bandits from Corpus Christi Hooks.
June 17, 2013 Corpus Christi Hooks sent RHP Chia-Jen Lo on a rehab assignment to Tri-City ValleyCats.
April 4, 2013 Chia-Jen Lo roster status changed by Corpus Christi Hooks.
March 25, 2013 Houston Astros optioned RHP Chia-Jen Lo to Corpus Christi Hooks.
November 20, 2012 Houston Astros selected the contract of Chia-Jen Lo from Lancaster JetHawks.
July 24, 2012 Chia-Jen Lo assigned to Lancaster JetHawks.
July 23, 2012 Lexington Legends reassigned RHP Chia-Jen Lo to the minor leagues.
June 19, 2012 sent RHP Chia-Jen Lo on a rehab assignment to GCL Astros.
April 5, 2012 Lexington Legends placed RHP Chia-Jen Lo on the 7-day disabled list.
September 21, 2011 Lexington Legends activated RHP Chia-Jen Lo from the 7-day disabled list.
June 29, 2011 Lexington Legends placed RHP Chia-Jen Lo on the 7-day disabled list.
June 23, 2011 RHP Chia-Jen Lo assigned to Lexington Legends from Corpus Christi Hooks.
September 21, 2010 Chia-Jen Lo roster status changed by Corpus Christi Hooks.
May 7, 2010 Corpus Christi Hooks placed RHP Chia-Jen Lo on the 7-day disabled list. Arm injury.
January 16, 2010 Houston Astros invited non-roster RHP Chia-Jen Lo to spring training.
June 3, 2009 Corpus Christi Hooks activated RHP Chia-Jen Lo from the 7-day disabled list.
May 21, 2009 Corpus Christi Hooks placed RHP Chia-Jen Lo on the 7-day disabled list.
May 16, 2009 RHP Chia-Jen Lo assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
April 8, 2009 Lancaster JetHawks signed Chia-Jen Lo.

Chia-Jen Lo Bio Info

First name is pronounced: chai -jen. Grew up in Pintung County, Taiwan, and attended the Chinese Cultural University... was finishing his education when he signed with Houston...signed by Astros scout Glen Barker. Prior to signing with Houston, played in multiple international tournaments, including the 2008 Olympics with Chinese Taipei, the 2008 World University Championship, the 2007 World Port Tournament, the 2006 World University Championship, the 2006 Haarlem Baseball Week, the 2005 Asian Championship and the 2004 World Junior Championship. Was the winning pitcher in the 2009 XM All-Star Futures Game held in St. Louis...threw 1.0 scoreless inning of relief for the World Team. Was slated to play for Chinese Taipei in the 2013 World Baseball Classic but opted to spend the spring in Kissimmee with the Astros...was on Chinese-Taipei's roster for the 2009 World Baseball Classic but did not play in a game. Became the first Taiwanese-born player to play for the Astros after making his MLB debut on July 31, 2013 at one of just 10 Taiwanese players ever to appear in a MLB game...the only other active Taiwanese-born players are LHP Wei-Yin Chen, RHP C.C. Lee, OF Che-Hsuan Lin and RHP Chien-Ming Wang. Had his contract purchased by Houston and added to the 40-man roster on Nov. 21, 2012...signed to a one-year contract that runs through the 2014 season.


Rookie reliever made 19 appearances for the Astros after his recall on July 30...became the first ever Taiwanese-born player to play for the Astros... split the save opportunities with Josh Fields and picked up three saves in five chances ... held lefties to a .128 (5x39) average and all opponents to a .203 (14x69) mark...posted a 2.79 ERA (3ER/9.2IP) in nine road games...had an impressive Spring Training, posting a 2.08 ERA (2ER/8.2IP) in nine relief appearances but was optioned to Double A Corpus Christi on Mar. 25 ... recalled for the first time in his MLB career on July 30 and pitched the remainder of the season out of the Astros bullpen ... made his MLB debut on July 31 at BAL and tossed a scoreless inning in the Astros 11-0 win ... began his career by making seven scoreless appearances (7.1IP) from July 31-Aug. 16...within that streak, picked up his first MLB save on Aug. 13 at OAK, tossing 1.1 scoreless innings in a 5-4 win ... prior to Lo, the last Astros pitcher to begin his career by making seven-or-more scoreless appearances was LHP Mike Gallo, who was unscored upon in his first 11 games (July 2-27, 2003)...LHP Kevin Chapman would surpass Lo's mark later in the season...posted a 3.24 ERA (6ER/16.2IP) with six saves in 17 appearances combined between Corpus Christi (8g), Class A Quad Cities (3g) and Class A Short Season Tri-City (6g)...tallied 20 strikeouts in 16.2 IP...made his first appearance of the season on June 18 with Tri-City on an injury rehab assignment...reinstated to Corpus Christi's roster and transferred to Quad Cities...made three appearances with the River Bandits before being promoted back to Corpus his final seven games with the Hooks before his recall, tossed 7.2 scoreless innings.

2012 Combined to post an 0-1 record with a 0.90 ERA (3ER/30IP) in 19 games, including five starts, for Class A Lancaster (11g) and the Astros GCL affiliate (8g)...his five starts all came with the GCL Astros and were all fewer than 2.0 innings...collected 31 strikeouts, while walking just six batters in his 30.0 innings of work...began the year on the disabled list before being placed on a minor league rehab assignment in the GCL on June 20...reinstated from the DL on July 24 and finished his season in Lancaster's bullpen...on Aug. 11, struck out the eventual World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval, who was on a rehab assignment with San Jose...following the season, pitched for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League and appeared in 14 games, going 1-0 with three saves and a 2.40 ERA (4ER/15IP). 2011 Was active for four days this season and made two appearances for Class A Lexington...began the year on the DL before being activated on June 23...placed on the DL on June 27 and finished the season inactive. 2010 After entering the season as the club's No. 5 prospect by Baseball America, made seven appearances for Double A Corpus Christi with solid results...landed on the disabled list on May 5 and did not return to action. 2009 In his first professional season split time between Class A Lancaster and Double A Corpus Christi, combining to go 1-2 with a 2.10 ERA (15ER/64.1IP)...recorded 75 strikeouts in 64.1 innings...began his year at Lancaster and made 12 appearances, including 11 appearances of more than 1.0 inning...promoted to Corpus Christi on May 16...placed on Corpus' DL from May 19-June 3...would go onto make 30 appearances for the Hooks through the remainder of the season...started his Double A career by tossing 9.0 consecutive scoreless innings...invited to play in the 2009 XM All-Star Futures game in St. Louis, where he tossed a scoreless inning and earned the win for the World Team...following the regular season, played for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League, where he appeared in six games, posting a 1-0 record and a 3.48 ERA (4ER/10.1IP).