Taiwan defeated Japan 6-1 at the WC Friday. Another solid pitching effort was given by starter Chien-Fu Yang, as he allowed only 1 run on 5 hits over 6 innings. Kuo-Hui Lo led the team with 2 RBI's while Tarzan collected 3 hits. Box/V.O.D.
With the win, Taiwan finds itself in a tie with Italy for first place in pool A. Italy shocked the USA earlier in the day.
Taiwan's game against Spain is starting in a few minutes. 18 year old Chih-Lung Huang is on the mound to begin the game.
The Lions lost to the Dragons 4-2. The Lions actually outhit the NPB champs 9-8. Two costly errors in the 3rd and 5th innings led to two unearned runs for the Dragons. Wei-Lun Pan, despite picking up the loss, threw a gem of a game. He allowed 2 unearned runs on only 4 hits over 6 innings to go along with 6 K's and 1 walk. Box/Recap
The Lions will have to step up their game as they face the SK Wyverns who have been winning in impressive fashion, today.
Chen was 0-3 as his team won 5-3. Box
Tsao outrighted to Vegas....*Updated*