The NT took its first loss of the WC, losing to Mexico 9-5 on Sunday. Taiwan's pitching staff was ineffective against a potent offensive attack from Mexico. CH Hsieh, KH Lo, and CS Lin all hit solo HR's for the NT. Read more about the game here. Box Score/V.O.D.
With the loss, Taiwan falls a half game behind the US in Group A and will now play Italy, the surprise of the pool so far, on Monday. En-Yu Lin will start for Taiwan.