As expected, the Taiwanese junior NT defeated Sri Lanka 17-0 on Tuesday. With the win, Taiwan improves to 4-0 (10-0 this summer including their recent tour to the US). Tomorrow's game against South Korea will match two undefeated teams with tremendous pitching talent. Taiwan's pitching staff has been spot-on, allowing 0 runs and only 2 hits throughout the first 4 games. Rong-Hao Hsieh and Chih-Lung Huang are expected to pitch in tomorrow's match. South Korea is expected to counter with a lefty that throws as hard as 95 mph.
At the Italian Week baseball tourney, Taiwan & Cuba played to a 4-4 tie through 9 innings. This was a big improvement after Sunday's disappointing opening loss to the Italian NT. Box Score/Play-by-Play
CMW will pitch on Thursday against Curt Schilling and the Boston Red Sox.
Here's an update on HC Kuo - he says he's feeling pretty good.
A ss - CH Lin was promoted to Lowell yesterday. In his first game with Lowell today, CH Lin was 1-4 with his 1st SB with the team. Lowell won 5-3. Box
A - Wisky won 4-2. KH Lo was 1-2 with a RBI, 3 walks, and had his 29th SB of the season - he was also CS. Box
A - Greenville won 12-9. Chiang was 2-4 with a double and a walk - he also committed error #12 on the season. Box
A - Lansing won 10-5. Keng pitched 3 scoreless innings. Box
AAA - Vegas is down 1-0 in the 2nd. Hu is currently 0-1. Box
The Tigers ended up in a 3-3 tie after 12 innings yesterday. WC Lin was 0-3 with a RBI. Box
South Korea has made modifications to its preliminary roster - read more here.
Bears 4 - Elephants 3: Game MVP Yu-Wei Hsu picked up his 8th win of the season, as he threw 7 scoreless innings, allowing 5 hits to go along with 6 K's and 2 walks. CFC and Chia-Chia both hit HR's (#21 and #17 respectively). CFC was 3-4 with 2 RBI's while Chia-Chia was 1-4 with 2 RBI's.
Whales 6 - Cobras 0: Wei-Ming Chu earned the victory and game MVP honors after he threw 6 shutout innings against the Cobras. Carlos Villalobos hit HR #6 for the Whales.