Wednesday, May 09, 2007

All About the Twins and the Lins.....

Amateur News:
The Minnesota Twins have entered the Che-Hsuan Lin sweepstakes as a serious player for the kid's services alongside the Red Sox, Mariners, and Cubs. The Twins who already have 18 year old OF Wang-Wei Lin (First up at the plate in the vid below) in their system, sent their international scouting director, their scout in Asia, and their Taiwanese scout to see C.H. Lin.
The Twins are also rumored to have signed Chen-Hua Lin, a 6'1" sidearm throwing RHP. The teenager has been clocked as high as 89 mph.

Chen-Hua Lin

US Minors:
AA - Jacksonville won 4-1. Hu got back on track as he was 3-5 to raise his BA to .380 . He also had his 6th SB of the season. Box

A - Greenville lost 6-1, but Chiang was 2-4 with 2 doubles. Box

A - Wisconsin won 6-4. K.H. Lo was 2-4 with a walk and a run scored. Box

The Fighters lost to the Hawks 4-2. C.S. Yang was 0-3 hitting out of the 9 hole. Box*Updated* Wei-Chu Lin was 4-5 with a HR, a double, and 2 RBI's. Despite his sterling performance at the plate, the Tigers lost 6-5 to the Giants. Box

Cobras 7 - Whales 3: Cobras 2B Shih-Yang Deng was Game MVP as he cracked his 3rd HR of the season and was 2-4 with 3 RBI's. Whales RF/3B Chun-Chiang Kao was 3-4 with 2 RBI's and hit the game's other HR, his 2nd of the season.
Elephants 3 - Bears 0: The Elephants won behind the strength of starting pitcher Yu-Cheng Liao's gem of a game. Liao shut down the vaunted Bears offense with 7 shutout innings and allowed only 3 hits. He also had 5 K's and 2 walks. Liao picked up his first win of the season and for his efforts, earned Game MVP honors. Slugger C.M Peng hit his league-leading 12th HR of the season as he was 1-2 with a RBI and 2 walks. Opposing slugger CFC was 1-3 with a walk.

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