Saturday, July 14, 2007

Heading to the Keystone State.....Wang Wins #10

As reported by Tsong, Taiwan advanced to the LLWS in PA by beating CNMI in the championship game 12-0. The star of the game was SP Chi-Yuan Chen, who threw a complete game (5 innings) 3 hitter to go along with 10 K's. Chen was also the #3 hitter in the lineup - he had 2 hits today.

As for the LLWS, Taiwan is in Pool D - alongside Latin America, Mexico, and EMEA. The good news is that all of Taiwan's games will be broadcast on ESPN or ESPN2 - check here for Taiwan's schedule. To advance to the next round, Taiwan must finish in the top 2 of its pool.

CM Wang picked up win #10 with his performance against the D-Rays today. Wang threw 6 innings, allowing 3 runs on 7 hits - all three runs came in the first inning when the D-Rays were aggressive at the plate, swinging at Wang's first offering to them. Wang K'd 6 and walked none. Wang is on a roll. Box/Recap

CH Tsao got rocked in a relief appearance against the Giants today. Tsao came on in the 8th inning with the Dodgers up 7-2. Tsao allowed a single to the first batter he faced before getting 2 quick outs. He then promptly hit a batter and walked the next hitter to load the bases. The next batter, Randy Winn, would hit a grand slam off of Tsao to finish off his night. Final line for Tsao: 0.2 IP, 2 hits, 4 ER, 0 K's, 1 BB - Tsao's ERA on the year is now 4.38. The Dodgers would manage to win the game in extra innings 8-7. Box/Recap

R - The GCL Red Sox beat the Reds 5-1. CH Lin DNP. TK Chiu started for the Reds and pitched well, despite earning a ND. Chiu allowed 1 run on 2 hits over 5 innings, picking up 6 K's to go along with 1 walk. Box

R - In AZL action, the Cubs beat the Giants 6-5. CH Wen was 0-4 with 3 more K's. Box

R - PY Lin had his worst outing of the season, as he gave up 5 runs on 7 hits (including 3 HR's!) over 4.2 innings. He did have 9 K's and 3 walks. Bristol lost 10-4 as Lin picked up his first loss of the season. Box

A - Chiang was 0-3 with a walk as Greenville lost 5-4 in extra innings. Box

AAA - Vegas is playing Salt Lake. Follow Hu's AB's here. Box

Lions 3 - Elephants 0: Game MVP honors went to Lions SP Brian Reith, who threw 8 shutout innings, allowing only 6 hits to go along with 9 K's. The hard luck loser was Chun-Nan Liu, who allowed only 1 earned run (3 runs) over 8.1 innings. The teams' two big guns: Chia-Chia and Tilson Brito were both 0-4.

Bulls 3 - Bears 0: Iba Tomokazu (game MVP) picked up his 8th win of the season, as he threw 5 shutout innings, allowing only 1 hit. Kevin Huang started for the Bears and earned the loss - allowing 2 runs - 1 earned over 5.1 innings. Tarzan was 1-4 with a double, while CFC was 0-4.


Anonymous said...

so happy for our boys! hope they do well in williamsport. Where did you find those game stats and player names at? did it air on TV?

If you find any interesting articles or stats/etc on the CT vs CNMI game...please post em

Good Luck to our boys in the LLWS

Anonymous said...

Great job! im so pumped that our boys are going to the LLWS. any pics of the championship game?

TheTaiwaneseTerror said...

Chen's stats were from a Taiwanese website - I couldn't really find any pics of the championship game, but we'll see plenty of these kids next month on ESPN/ESPN2.