dmedia T-Rex 6 - La new Bears 1: Rookie pitcher Chun-Nan Lai was terrific in his CPBL debut as he allowed only 1 run on 2 hits over 7 IP. He also K'd 7 with 1 BB in picking up the W and game MVP honors. The only mistake Lai would make was a solo HR allowed to Bears CF Long-Yi Huang (2-4) in the 3rd inning. On the losing end for the Bears was starter Kevin Huang, who got shelled for 6 runs in 5 innings of work. Offensively for the T-Rex (who cranked out 12 hits), CF Yuan-Chia Chen was 2-3 with a double and 3 RBI's/1B Chia-Hsien Hsieh was 3-4 with a RBI/DH Ivanon Coffie was 2-4 with a double/3B Shih-Hao Huang was 1-3 with a RBI/LF Chuan-Chia Wang was 2-5/& RF Su-Chi Chou was 1-3 with a HR and a RBI.
Chinatrust Whales 7 - Sinon Bulls 0: The Whales were led by their import players as SP Steve Watkins threw 7 shutout innings (5 H, 4 K's, 2 BB), earned the win and gathered game MVP honors. Whales 1B Carlos Villalobos was 3-5 with a double and 2 RBI's. Other Whales of note: RF Chun-Hsiung Lu was 3-4 with a double and a RBI/C Chin-Shou Shih was 3-4/3B Chun-Chiang Kao was 1-5 with a HR and 2 RBI's/CF Chin-Chang Lin was 1-4 with a double and a RBI.
For the Bulls, SP Jose Espinal was the losing pitcher of note. He allowed 4 runs (2 earned) on 7 hits over 7 IP to go along with 10 K's and 0 walks allowed. OF Da-Hung Chen was the lone bright spot on offense for the Bulls as he was 3-4 with a double. Tarzan was 0-3.*edited
Tsao pitched 1/3 of an inning. The Royals lost to the Cubs 6-5.*updated