Amateur:Taiwan beat Mexico 4-2 today in the LLWS. Despite being 2-hit and K'ing 11 times against the SP from Mexico, the kids from Taiwan would collect some timely hits - scoring 3 runs on 2 HR's (the first two of the tourney). Chi-Yuan Chen, Taiwan's #2 SP, pitched well. Box/Game Recap/Post Game Interview. Mexico would go on to lose to Venezuela later in the day, thus sending Taiwan into the International Semifinals as the #2 seed from their pool. Taiwan will now face perennial regional rival Japan tomorrow at 2:00 PM Pacific on ESPN2. Since its last championship in 1996, Taiwan has advanced to Williamsport twice in the past 11 years. Japan has supplanted Taiwan as the top dog in Asia with its 3 LLWS Championships since 1999. In the past two years, Taiwan has managed to go 1-1 against Japan in the Asian Regionals (prior to this year's reclassification of Japan to its own region) Should be a great game! JIAYO!
NPB:The Tigers won 12-2. WC Lin was 2-5 with a double. Box
US MINORS:R - TK Chiu had another outstanding outing but earned a ND as the Reds lost 5-2. Chiu pitched 5 innings, allowing 1 run - which was unearned on 3 hits. Box
A ss - Williamsport lost 13-7 in a doubleheader today. YF Lin pitched 1.2 innings in relief and allowed 3 runs. Box
A - Greenville lost 6-2. Chiang was 1-3 with a walk. Box
A - Wisky is down 8-0 in the 8th. KH Lo is currently 1-2 with a walk. Box
AAA - Vegas is up 8-0 in the 2nd inning. Hu is 1-1 with a walk and a RBI. Box
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