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Monday, August 13, 2007

ND for CMW...

MLB:CMW earned a ND against the Orioles after leaving the game in the 7th with a 6-4 lead. Unfortunately for Wang, reliever R. Villone and closer M. Rivera would each give up a run to allow the Orioles to tie things up in the 9th. The Yankees would score a run in the bottom of the 9th to pull out a 7-6 win. CMW pitched 6 innings, allowing 5 runs on 8 hits - he also allowed his first HR since June 28th - when he last faced the Orioles . Box/Recap


US MINORS:
R - The Red Sox won 3-2. CH Huang was 2-4. Box

A - Greenville won 4-2. Chiang was 0-3. Box

AAA - Vegas is down 3-0 in the third. Hu is currently 0-1. Box



AMATEUR:
1)Here are the final stats for the senior NT at the WPT. The team Cuba sent to the WPT was essentially their "B" team - although they did have a few players that played on their '06 WBC team (finished 2nd to Japan). Cuba will be sending their top squad to the World Cup that will be held later this year (November) in Taiwan. Three members of the Taiwanese NT made the All-Star team:
1)2B Ming-Chue Tsai
2)SS Han Lin
3)LHP Wei-Hua Lee
Here's a pic of the senior NT. Congrats on your second place finish! A big thank you to Cor for providing the 411 and pic for the WPT!

photo courtesy of Cor


2)At the Pony League World Series, Taiwan lost 4-2 to Puerto Rico. Taiwan gets the night off tomorrow before it plays Chesterfield, VA one more time - this time in an elimination game on Wednesday. Should Taiwan win that game, it will face Puerto Rico in the division finals once again on Thursday.

3)Here is the schedule for the 2007 AAA - Junior Asian Baseball Championships to be held in Taichung, Taiwan:

-8/25 Taiwan vs. Japan

-8/26 Taiwan vs. Sri Lanka

-8/27 Taiwan vs. the Philippines

-8/28 Semifinals: Group A #1 vs. Group B #2/Group A #2 vs. Group B #1

-8/29 Championship & Consolation Games

Taiwan is in group A along with Japan, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines.
Group B consists of South Korea, Hong Kong, and Thailand.
Based on the teams competing, Taiwan is almost guaranteed a spot in the semifinals.

The junior NT will be playing in a series of warm-up games here in the US. Taking place at Joe Becker Stadium in Joplin, Missouri, Taiwan will face:

1)the Canandian junior NT on 8/16 Thursday at 5 PM followed by a doubleheader against the Premier Baseball All-Star team at 7 PM the same day.

2)the Canadian junior NT on 8/17 Friday at 4 PM

3)the US junior NT(Blue/Red) on 8/18 Saturday at 7 PM

4)the Premier Baseball All-Star team on 8/19 Sunday at 2 PM

5)the Canadian junior NT on 8/20 Monday at 6 PM

Opportunities to catch the Taiwanese junior NT in the US are extremely rare - so if you are in the area, go out and support the kids. Here's some ticket info: "Tickets will be on sale at the gate. Adults are $5, students and seniors are $3 per day and children six and under are free. Tournament passes may also be purchased with adults prices at $25 and student and seniors at $20. For more information contact Trish Wynne or Martha Getz at 625-4789."
For more info go here.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Your Palomino NT interpreter/secretary is now with PONY NT @ PA. The PR team won because they have a 6-2 tall canonball pitcher who's pitches got to 93 m/hr. PR team scored 2 runs in the first inning because the CT errors and two hits. The starting pitcher of CT is Lee Yu-Hung, the left-handed ace of the team and he only allowed one hit and had 8 strike out between the 2nd and the 5th inning. In the 6th inning PR had 3 hits and scored 2 runs. CT team changed their hitting strategy and tried to come back to the game in the 7th inning but they only managed to get 2 runs back.

There'll be live webcast on http://www.ponyworldseries.com

TheTaiwaneseTerror said...

I read that......93 mph is unbelievable for a 14-15 year old.