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Thursday, August 09, 2007

Thursday Happenings...

Amateur:
Taiwan beat Japan for the second time at the WPT - this time by a close margin of 4-3. Yi-Chuan Lin supplied the power, cracking his 2nd HR of the tourney as he was 2-4 with a RBI - while SP Chia-Jen Lo did a good job, allowing 2 runs on 3 hits over 6 IP - while K'ing 8. Leadoff hitter Han Lin was 2-4 with a double and 2 RBI's. Box Taiwan plays the US tomorrow.

The Pony World Series kicks off this Saturday. Taiwan will play Chesterfield, VA in the opening game of the Series at 5:30 PM EST. Click here to listen to the game.


US MINORS:
R - The Red Sox lost in extra innings to the Orioles. CH Lin was 2-4 with a double, a walk, and his 12th SB of the season (he was also CS once). Box

Mike from Soxprospects.com has some good insight on Lin:
"I have it on very good authority from within the organization that Lin has the best OF arm and is already the best defensive OF in the entire system. He's gotten RAVE reviews since he's arrived. And he might be faster than Jacob (Ellsbury)."

R - WW Lin was 0-4 with 2 K's as the Twins lost 5-4. Box

A - Greenville won 8-6. Chiang was 1-4. Box

A - Wisky won 5-3 in the 9th. KH Lo was 2-3 with a double, a HR, a walk, and 2 RBI's. The HR was only Lo's 3rd of the year. Box

AA - Tulsa lost 10-4. CL Lo lost his 8th game of the season after he allowed 8 runs on 7 hits (including 3 HR's!) over 4.2 IP. Box


NPB:
The Tigers and Giants played to a 2-2 tie that was called after 12 innings. WC Lin was 1-4. Box


CPBL:
Bears 12 - Cobras 4: Gary Rath picked up win #12 as he allowed 4 runs (2 earned) over 5 innings. Rath received plenty of run support from game MVP Chih-Tsung Chiang who was 3-3 with a double and 4 RBI's & CFC who was 3-4 with 2 RBI's. For the Cobras, CH Hsieh was 3-5 whileHung-Yuan Lin hit HR #9 and was 2-2 with a RBI.

2 comments:

2.5 said...

Great comment on Lin. Too bad defense isn't as important in OF as SS.

Anonymous said...

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=6574

hu's ranked number 2 at ss. i don't have a subscription, so i don't know what they had to say to support that ranking.