CMW was fortunate to earn a ND against the Mariners - he left the game in the 7th with his club trailing 5-2. Wang allowed 5 runs on 7 hits (including Ichiro's solo shot) in 6.1 IP - to go along with 2K's - Richie Sexson twice and 4 BB's. Box
The Dodgers and Cardinals are tied at 1-1 in the 3rd inning. CL Hu is currently 0-1. Box
The Fighters won 6-4. CS Yang was 0-3. Box
The Dragons won 5-4. WY Chen threw 1 scoreless inning in relief - K'ing 2. Box
Lions 7 - Whales 2: Lions starter Lou Pote pitched only 2 innings before coming out of the game with a 4-1 lead. Filling in for LP was Cheng-Feng Lin, who won his first game of the year (3 IP, 1 ER, 1 H, 2 K's, 2 BB's). Losing for the 5th time this year was rookie starter Min-Ching Kao. Kao allowed 4 runs (only 1 was earned) in 1.1 IP. Game MVP honors went to Lions CF Sung-Hsien Yang who was 3-4 with a triple and a RBI.
Offensively for the Lions:
LF Wu-Hsiung Pan 2-4, 2 2B's, RBI
1B KC Kao 1-5
3B Tilson Brito 0-3
DH Lien-Hung Chen 3-4, 2B, RBI
C Chih-Kang Kao 2-5, RBI
IF Tung-Yi Yang 3-5, 2 2B's
Whales Lineup (held to 4 hits):
RF Abraham Nunez 1-3, HR #3, RBI
C Chin-Shou Shih 1-4, RBI
Elephants 4 - T-Rex 3 (10): The top pick in the 2006/2007 CPBL draft, Chiang-Ho Chen earned game MVP honors after driving in the GW run in the 10th. He was 2-4 with the RBI.
LF CYC 0-3, 2 BB's
1B Chia Chia 1-4, 2B
DH Kuan-Jen Chen 1-3, 2 RBI's
3B Jui-Chen Chen 1-5, RBI
RF Huai-Shan Chen 2-4
LF Chia-Hui Wu 2-5, RBI
DH Chuan-Chia Wang 2-5, 2B
SS Shih-Hao Huang 0-2, RBI
Informative article on the current state of scouting and competing for prospects in Taiwan - written by Twins scout Jackson Broder.
In addition to the Rangers having a presence in Taiwan, you can also add the Royals to the list of teams in Taiwan that have hired a local scout ( the Yankees are back in Taiwan).
A - Lakewood won 13-2. YF Lin allowed 2 runs on 4 hits in 2 innings of relief. Box
A - Asheville won 9-3. SA Kuo improved his record to 5-3 on the year, allowing 3 runs on 5 hits in 5 IP. Box
A - Peoria lost 3-2. HW Chen was the hard-luck loser, after allowing 2 runs on 6 hits in 6 IP. Box
A - Greenville lost 9-5. CH Lin was 0-4 with a walk and an OF assist. Box
A+ - Kinston won 11-0. SW Tseng threw 2 shutout innings. Box
A+ - Lancaster won 5-3. CH Chiang was 1-4. Box
AAA - Tacoma won 4-3. YC Chen hit HR #2 and was 2-4 with a double and a RBI. Box