Bears 12 - T-Rex 3: Bears SP Wen-Hsiung Hsu improved his record to 4-1 as the bats behind him gave him plenty of run support. Hsu allowed 3 runs on 7 hits in 5.2 IP (2K's, 2BB's). Offensively for the Bears: CF Long-Yi Huang earned game MVP honors after he went 4-5 with a double and a RBI at the plate/ 3B Chih-Wei Shih was 2-4 with a double and 3 RBI's/ 1B Gary Burnham was 1-3 with a RBI/ DH CFC was 3-4 with a double and a RBI/ IF Chin-De Yu was 1-5 with 2 RBI's/ 2B Chih-Tsung Chiang, coming off the bench was 2-4 with a double and 3 RBI's/ reserve 1B Chung-Wei Pan was 1-1 with a RBI.
At the plate for the T-Rex: RF Ssu-Chi Chou was 1-4 with a RBI/ DH Hung-Yuan Lin was 2-5 with a double/ CF Yuan-Chia Chen was 2-4/ 1B Wei Kao was 1-3 with a RBI/ C Ko-Fan Chen was 0-3 with a RBI.
Lions 11 - Elephants 10 (12): Despite committing 6 errors in the field, the Lions pulled out an extra inning win to help maintain their 5 game lead over the Bears. Game MVP honors went to Lions 2B-RF Sen Yang who drove in the GW run in the top of the 12th. Yang was 3-7 with 2 RBI's. Other Lions of note in the lineup: OF Tai-Chi Kuo was 1-4 with 3 RBI's/ 1B KC Kao was 2-7 with a double/ 3B Tilson Brito was 2-6 with 2 doubles/ DH Lien-Hung Chen was 2-6 with a RBI/ SS Tung-Yi Yang was 3-6 with 3 RBI's/ CF Feng-Pin Hsu was 2-5 with a RBI/ reserve LF Wu-Hsiung Pan was 1-1 with a RBI.
Both opposing starters earned ND's: for the Lions, Yueh-Ping Lin allowed 5 runs (2 earned) on 7 hits in 6 IP (1K, 2BB's) - for the Elephants, Dan Core pitched 5.1 innings, allowing 5 runs (3 earned) on 9 hits (4K's, 2BB's).
Offensively for the Elephants: LF CYC was 2-6 with a double, a triple, and a RBI/ DH Kuan-Jen Chen was 4-6 with 2 RBI's/ C Rui-Chang Chen was 2-4 with 3 RBI's/ reserve C Jui-Chen Chen was 1-1 with a double and 2 RBI's.
CMW earned a ND against the Rays despite allowing only 1 run on 7 hits over 7 IP. He can thank Godzilla for the ND as he was in line to take the loss as Rays starter Edwin Jackson pitched a gem, shutting out the Yanks over 7 innings. Matsui's solo shot in the top of the ninth tied things up and helped send the game into extra innings. Despite the lack of run support, Wang lowered his ERA to 2.90. The Yankees lost 2-1 in 11 innings. Box/Recap 1 - Recap 2
The Dodgers lost 5-3 to the Brewers. CL Hu was 0-3. Box
HC Kuo may start this weekend against the Angels.
CS Yang was 0-3 as the Fighters lost 8-2. Box
AAA - Tacoma won 4-1. YC Chen was 0-4. Box
AA - Tulsa lost 7-4. CL Lo fell to 1-6 on the year after allowing 6 runs (5 earned) on 9 hits - including 2 HR's in 5.2 IP. Box
A+ - Lancaster lost 2-1. CH Chiang was 0-4. Box
A+ - Kinston lost 5-4. SW Tseng was charged with a blown save and the loss after allowing 2 runs on 3 hits - including a HR in 3 IP. Box
A+ - High Desert is down 7-2 in the 8th. KH Lo is 0-2. Box
A - Greenville won 3-2 in 11. CH Lin was 1-4 with his 16th SB of the season. Box