Lin was 1-1 with a double in a pinch hitting role as his team beat the Hiroshima Carp 3-2. Lin is batting 1.000 on the season as he was 1-1 in a pinch hitting role as well on Opening Day Friday. Hanshin is now 1-1 on the season.
Ying-Chieh Lin pitched out of relief for the Rakuten Eagles on Saturday, tossing 1.2 shutout innings, giving up 2 hits while K'ing 2. He was clocked at a high of 85 mph. The Eagles fell to the Buffaloes 11-3. Rakuten falls to 1-5 on the season.
Chung-Shou Yang was 4-6 with 1 RBI as the leadoff hitter for the Fighters nigun team. His team beat the Giants nigun team 17-3. Yang is hitting .375 on the young season with a HR and 3 RBI's in 5 game appearances and 24 AB's.
Lions 11 - Cobras 5: Tilson Brito was MVP for the Lions as he was 3-5 with 4 RBI's/Toot-Toot (Pan) won his first game of the season for the Lions, going 5.2 innings, giving up 4 runs on 7 hits, while K'ing 4 and walking 3.
Whales 4 - Bulls 1: MVP went to Whales 1B Chien-Wei Chen who was 2-3 with a RBI/Both foreign starting pitchers pitched well - The Bulls Alfredo Gonzalez threw 6 innings, allowing 1 run on 6 hits - his mound opponent Lorenzo Barcelo had almost identical stats - throwing 7 innings, allowing 1 run on 6 hits.