Sunday, May 04, 2008

Chang Makes His CPBL Debut/ Lin Returns.....

Bears 2 - Elephants 2 (12): In a game that featured the CPBL debut of Chih-Chia Chang and the return of SS Chih-Sheng Lin for the Bears, the headlines were stolen by the strong pitching performances from both team's starters. Game MVP honors went to Elephants starter Yu-Cheng Liao. Liao threw 9 innings, allowing 2 runs (none were earned) on 3 hits to go along with 9 K's and 3 BB's.
Bears starter Mike Johnson was nearly as effective, allowing 2 earned runs on 6 hits in 7 IP (6K's, 3BB's). Chih-Chia Chang relieved MJ in the 8th inning and threw 1 scoreless/hitless inning, although he did walk 2 (with no K's).
Offensively for the Elephants (8 hits collectively): 1B Chin-Yong Wang hit his 1st HR of the season and was 2-5 with a RBI/ LF CYC was 0-3 with 3 walks/ DH Kuan-Jen Chen was 1-3 with a double and a RBI.
The Bears managed only 5 hits as a team: with DH Gary Burnham collecting the only XBH; he was 1-3 with a double/ SS Chih-Sheng Lin showed some rust as he was 0-5 with 3 K's/ 1B CFC was 0-1 off of the bench.
Lions 8 - Bulls 0: Lions starter Lou Pote improved his record to a perfect 5-0 in route to winning game MVP honors. LP threw 6 shutout innings, allowing only 3 hits to go along with 4K's and 2BB's.
Offensively for the Lions: 1B KC Kao was 2-4 with 2 RBI's/ 3B Tilson Brito was 2-4/ C CK Kao was 1-3 with a double and a RBI/ SS Sheng-Chieh Hsu was 2-4 with 2 RBI's/ LF Kan-Lin Huang was 1-2 with a RBI coming off of the bench.
The Bulls managed only 5 hits collectively as: RF Chien-Ming Chang was 0-4 and DH Tarzan in a reserve role was 1-1.

The Dodgers lost to the Rockies 7-2. CL Hu was 0-3. Box

WY Chen picked up his second W of the year, pitching in relief as his Dragons beat the Tigers 3-2 in 10 innings. Chen pitched a scoreless/hitless 10th inning. Box

The Fighters lost 7-1. CS Yang was 0-4. Box

A - Peoria lost 2-0. HW Chen was the hard-luck loser after giving up 2 runs on 7 hits in 5 IP. Box

A - Asheville lost 2-0. In his finest outing of the season, SA Kuo earned a ND despite 7 shutout innings, allowing only 4 hits. Box

A - Greenville won 5-0. CH Lin cracked his 2nd HR of the season and was 1-3 with a RBI and a BB. Box

A+ - High Desert lost 13-11. KH Lo was 2-6 with his 2nd HR of the year, 2 RBI's, and an OF assist. Box

A+ - Lancaster lost 3-2. CH Chiang was 2-4 with a double and his 10th error of the season. Box

AA - Akron lost 8-5. SW Tseng, pitching in relief, allowed 3 runs on 5 hits in 2 IP. Box

AAA - Omaha lost 8-0. CH Tsao gave up 4 run on 5 hits (including a HR) in 1 inning. Box

AAA - Tacoma won 10-4. YC Chen was 1-5 with a RBI. Box

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