Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Wednesday News....

Chien-Ming Wang will face off against Dustin McGowan of the Jays tomorrow.

A - Greenville won 7-3. Chiang was 0-3 with a walk. After a hot start in May (.309 BA), Chiang's been mired in a slump - he hit .266 in June and after today's game, he's hitting .206 in July. Box

AAA - Hu and the 51's are playing Portland at home. It's scoreless in the first and Hu is currently 0-1. Box

Other - Per BA, Braves prospect Chen-En Hong has been placed on the 60-day DL. *Updated*

WC Lin was 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI's as the Tigers beat the Giants 5-3. Chiang made another relief appearance, throwing 1.1 innings - allowing 1 run on 2 hits to go along with 2 K's. Box

The Fighters lost 7-1. CS Yang was 1-1 with a pinch hit single in the 9th inning. Box

Bears 10 - Cobras 6: Gary Rath won his 10th game for the Bears, throwing 7 innings - allowing 1 run on 5 hits to go along with 5 K's and 2 walks. Rath received plenty of run support from his 2 big guns: Chih-Sheng Lin hit HR #9 and was game MVP for his 3-5, 3 RBI night while CFC hit HR #14 and was 1-3 with 3 RBI's. For the Cobras, CH Hsieh was 2-5 with a RBI.

Elephants 3 - Whales 0: Yu-Cheng Liao was dominant against the Whales lineup, picking up win #3. Liao, game MVP, threw a 1 hit shutout over 7 innings - he had 3 K's and 2 walks. Chia-Chia was 2-4.

In an effort to match their 11 and 12 year old brethren in Williamsport, two more youth/junior aged teams from Taiwan will try and qualify for the World Series in the Pony Baseball organization. Taiwan has a representative in the Pony Division (ages 13-14) and in the Palomino Division (ages 17-19). To qualify for the Pony World Series, Taiwan will play in the Asia-Pacific qualifier taking place from July 31st - August 4th. The Asia-Pacific qualifier for the Palomino World Series will take place in Taipei, Taiwan from July 22nd through the 26th.

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