Whales 6 - Bulls 3: Whales lefty Fu-Te Ni improved his record to 2-3 after a nice outing against the Bulls. Ni allowed 2 runs on 6 hits over 5.1 IP (5K's, 3BB's). His opposing mound mate Chien-Fu Yang didn't fare as well, allowing 6 runs (2 earned) on 7 hits in 2.2 IP. Yang's record falls to 1-3 on the year.
Game MVP honors went to Whales 1B Chia-Hsien Tseng who was 2-2 with a double and 3 RBI's. Here's how Tseng's teammates fared: 2B Yi-Min Wang was 1-3 with a RBI/ C Yi-Wei Lee was 2-4/ RF Abraham Nunez was 1-5/ 3B Carlos Villalobos was 0-5.
Offensively for the Bulls: DH Chien-Ming Chang was 1-5/ 1B Chung-Yi Huang was 3-5/ 2B Chao-Hsing Cheng was 2-5/ RF Chien-Jung Su was 0-2 with a RBI/ C Chun-Chang Yeh was 1-4 with a RBI.
Lions 9 - Elephants 3: The Lions gained a half game on the idle Bears as Tilson Brito continued his power surge. TB earned game MVP honors after he launched his 5th HR of the year and was 2-3 with a double and 4 RBI's. Lions starter Yueh-Ping Lin earned his 2nd win of the year (2-0) after allowing 1 run on 3 hits over 5 IP (3K's, 5BB's).
Other Lions of note: CF Sung-Hsien Yang was 1-4 with a RBI/ RF Fu-Hao Liu was 2-4 with a RBI/ 1B KC Kao was 1-4/ 2B Sen Yang was 1-3/ DH Tai-Chi Kuo was 1-4 with a RBI/ IF Tzu-Sung Wang was 1-2 with a RBI.
Losing for the first time this year was Elephants starter Yu-Cheng Liao (4-1). He gave up 5 runs on 6 hits in 5 IP (4K's, 4BB's).
For the Elephants: SS Sheng-Wei Wang was 2-3 with a double/ DH CYC was 1-5/ 3B Jui-Chen Chen was 1-4 with a RBI/ RF Huai-Shan Chen was 0-3 with a RBI/ reserve 1B Ming-Hsien Lin was 0-1 with a RBI.
Other CPBL News:
CFC set a CPBL record as the fastest man to reach 50 HR's, doing it in 193 games and 821 plate appearances.
Former Seibu Lion and NT star Chih-Chia Chang is expected to finalize a one year deal with the La new Bears next week. Reports state that Chang will make roughly ~ 200,000 NT/month. Conversion
A - Greenville is losing 7-2 in the 9th. CH Lin is currently 2-5. Box
A+ - High Desert is down 6-3 in the 6th. KH Lo is currently 1-1 with a walk and his 4th SB of the year. Box
A+ - Lancaster lost 7-5. CH Chiang was 1-5. Box
AAA - Tacoma is tied at 11 with Tuscon in the 7th. YC Chen is currently 2-4 with a RBI. Box
The Fighters lost 4-0 to the Eagles. CS Yang was 0-3. Box
The Dodgers are up 11-3 heading into the 9th. CL Hu is in the game as a late inning defensive replacement. Barring a miraculous rally from the Rockies, Hu will not get a PA tonight. Game Live