Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Pitching Showdown in the CPBL.....

Bears 2 - Lions 1: Trailing by a run for most of the game, the Bears would rally behind the impressive performance of starter Mike Johnson and Hao-Chu Tseng's 2-run bomb in the top of the 8th, to pick up a full game on the league leading Lions.
MJ combined with reliever Jermaine Van Buren to 1-hit the Lions. MJ (he's now 8-0 on the year) allowed 1 run on 1 hit in 7 innings (while K'ing 4 and walking 9!). JB threw 2 scoreless/hitless innings, K'ing 3 and walking 1.
Earning a tough ND for the Lions was starter Wei-Lun Pan. Toot Toot threw 7 scoreless innings, allowing only 2 hits while K'ing 9 and walking 1.

Big names in the lineups:
IF Chih-Wei Shih 2-4
DH CFC 0-4 with 2K's
SS Chih-Sheng Lin 0-3 with 1K
LF Hao-Chu Tseng 2-2, HR #2, BB, 2 RBI's - game MVP

1B KC Kao 0-3, BB, 1K
3B Tilson Brito 0-3, BB, 1K
DH Lien-Hung Chen 0-1, 1 RBI, 3BB's, 1K

Bulls 4 - Whales 3: Bulls starter Chih-Wei Lin won his third game of the year (3-2) after allowing only 1 run on 5 hits over 6.1 IP (4K's, 2BB's). Lin was the game's MVP.
Taking the loss for the Whales was starter Steve Watkins (7IP, 8H, 4R - 3ER, 2K's, 2BB's), who falls to 3-6 on the year.

Bulls Offense:
RF Chien-Ming Chang 1-4
DH Chung-Yi Huang 1-2, RBI
3B Chih-Wei Chen 2-3, RBI
CF Chien-Rong Su 2-4, 3B, RBI
SS Chung-Nan Lin 0-3, RBI

Whales Offense:
1B Chun-Chiang Kao 2-5, 2B
3B Wilton Veras 2-3, 2B, HR #1, 2 RBI's
LF Abraham Nunez 1-1, RBI - off the bench

Here's the CPBL's remaining schedule for 2008 - the first half of the season is coming to an end on June 12th while All-Star weekend is coming up July 19th and 20th.


CL Hu continues to struggle at the plate as he was 0-3 to drop his BA on the year to .179.
The Dodgers lost to the Cubs 3-1. Box


A - Greenville won 8-2. CH Lin was 0-3 with 2 BB's. Box

A+ - Lancaster is down 3-0 in the 7th. CH Chiang is 0-2 at the moment. Box

AAA - Tacoma is up 3-0 in the 7th. YC Chen is currently 0-3. Box

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