Wang will face off against Boston's Tim Wakefield in the opener of the series. This game/series should be a dandy. ESPN will carry this game at 4:00 Pacific.
In the NPB, W.C. Lin had a pinch hit appearance in the 8th and whiffed. Box
Rakuten Eagles pitcher Y.C. Lin, who was sent down to the minors earlier this week, was diagnosed with an inflamed elbow and will be out of action for a few weeks. Not a good sign.
Another day in the minors - Hu went 0-4 at the plate, but managed a walk and his 4th stolen base on the season. Box
Chen managed to go 1-4 today with a run scored. Chen kept pace with Hu in the SB department by swiping his 5th base on the season. Box
Modesto won it's game in extra innings, but starter Lo was not involved in the decision. Lo went 6.0 innings, allowing 4 earned runs. He walked one, K'd 3, but also gave up a 2-run jack.