CMW got the proverbial monkey off his back with a dominating performance against the Indians. Wang threw 7 shutout innings, allowing only 4 hits while K'ing a season-high 9 (he also walked 2). He then handed the ball off to Joba Chamberlain and Mariano Rivera who helped to preserve the 1-0 win for the Yankees. Recap/Box
CL Hu is starting at 2B for the Dodgers today against the Rockies. He is currently 0-1 in the 3rd. HC Kuo will be pitching out of the bullpen for now.
Whales 4 - Bulls 3: Whales SP Yu-Chieh Shen picked up game MVP honors after winning his second game of the season (2-2 overall). Shen allowed 3 runs on 3 hits in 8 IP (5K's, 3BB's).
Supporting Shen's strong start were: 2B Yi-Min Wang who was 3-4 with a RBI/ C Yi-Wei Lee who was 1-3 with a double and a RBI/ DH Chun-Hsiung Lu was 1-3 with a RBI/ 3B Carlos Villalobos was 1-4 with a RBI.
Offensivley for the Bulls: DH Chien-Ming Chang was 0-3/ 1B Chung-Yi Huang was 1-4 with a double and a RBI/ 2B Chao-Hsing Cheng was 0-2 with 2 RBI's.
T-Rex 6 - Bears 4: With the win the T-Rex now find themselves tied with the Bulls for last place in the current CPBL standings:
2)Bears 14-9-1 2.5 GB
3)Whales 11-13 6 GB
4)Elephants 10-13-1 6.5 GB
5)T-Rex 9-14-1 7.5 GB
6)Bulls 9-14-1 7.5 GB
Reliever Chun-Nan Lai picked up his 5th win of the year (5-2) after throwing 2 scoreless/hitless innings (2K's, 1BB). Earning a ND for the T-Rex was starter Cory Bailey (5 IP, 2 ER, 6 H, 4 K's, 0 BB's). Also earning a ND for the Bears was starter Mike Johnson (7.1 IP, 3 R (1 ER), 10 H, 5 K's, 0 BB's).
Offensively for the T-Rex: SS Ming-Jen Kuo was 2-5 with 2 doubles and a RBI/ CF Yuan-Chia Chen was 1-5 with a RBI (and selected game MVP)/ 3B Napoleon Calzado was 2-5 with a RBI/ RF Chia-Hui Wu was 2-5 with a double and a RBI/ C Ko-Fan Chen was 1-4 with a double and a RBI/ LF Chih-Peng Chen was 1-3 with a RBI.
For the Bears: RF Chien-Wei Tsai was 2-4 with a RBI/ DH CFC was 3-4/ C Feng-Min Chen was 2-4 with a RBI/ SS Chin-De Yu was 1-3 with a RBI.
The Fighters lost 5-0 to the Eagles. CS Yang was 0-3. Box
A - Greenville won 10-4. CH Lin was 1-5 with a double, a walk and a RBI. Box
A+ - High Desert lost 5-2. KH Lo was 1-4. Box
AA - Akron won 4-2. SW Tseng threw 2/3 of a scoreless inning. Box
AA - Tulsa is losing 3-1 in the 8th. CL Lo is in line to take the loss. He allowed 3 runs (2 earned) on 4 hits over 6 IP. Box
AAA - Tacoma and Tuscon are scoreless in the 7th. YC Chen is currently 0-1 with a walk. Box