Tuesday, April 01, 2008

One and Counting...

A day after his 28th birthday, CMW picked up his first win of the season after outdueling Jays ace Roy Halladay. The Yankees edged the Blue Jays 3-2 in their season opener. Wang allowed 2 runs on 6 hits over 7 IP.
Game Recap
Box Score

Hu's currently on the field in a 2 all deadlock against the Giants in the 9th. PR for Mark Sweeney in the 7th inning, Hu would steal a base and score the tying run later in that inning.

One & Done:
Despite it being April Fool's Day, there was no reprieve for OF Chih-Hsiang Wen as he became casualty # 5 (in recent years) from the US ranks (following Kevin Huang, CFC, TJ Yeh, and CK Wu). Wen, considered a low risk investment, was released by the Cubs after one season in the organization.

If you're visiting Taiwan in the near future, be sure to check out the Taiwan Baseball Centennial Exhibition located in the National Taiwan Museum in Taipei. As pointed out by Cor, the exhibit covers the past 100 years of baseball in Taiwan - from the grass roots beginning all the way up until present day. The exhibition will be on display until 5/1/08.
For a preview of what you'll see there, check out this album.

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