Wang's start on Monday vs. divisional rival Boston will be televised at 4:00 pm Pacific. Wang's last ESPN appearance was also against the Red Sox in which he only lasted 5 innings and received a no-decision. Let's hope he has a better showing this time around.
Sunday NPB scores:
Lin pinch hit in the 5th inning and flied out as his team won 5-3 over the Buffaloes. Box
Hsu pitched the 5th inning for Seibu and gave up 1 hit, 0 runs, 1 walk, and had 1 K. Seibu lost to the Yokohama BayStars. Box
US minor league action:
Kuo pitched 2/3 of the 8th inning for Vegas and stuggled, giving up 3 hits, 1 HR, and 1 earned run.
Hu went 1-4 for Jacksonville and committed only his 2nd error of the season. Box
Inland Empire won a close game 5-4, but Chen was held hitless again. Chen went 0-3 with a walk and a run scored. Box
Lansing won 11-8, but starting pitcher Cheng stuggled in his 4 innings of work. Despite only giving up 3 hits, Cheng walked 5 batters, allowed 3 earned runs and received a no decision. Keng pitched in relief, going 2 innings, giving up only 1 hit while striking out 2 batters. Box