Elephants 7 - Bears 3: Game MVP Yu-Cheng Liao picked up his 7th win of the year (7-1) after throwing a CG victory. He allowed 3 runs on 8 hits over 9 (7K's, 1BB). Bears starter Andrew Lorraine absorbed the loss after giving up 6 runs (5 earned) on 8 hits over 3 IP (1K, 2BB's).
CF Cheng-Wei Huang 2-5
LF CYC 0-3, RBI
1B Chia Chia 3-4, 2 2B's, 3 RBI's
RF Kuan-Jen Chen 3-5, 2 RBI's
3B Jui-Chen Chen 1-3, 2B, RBI
CF Long-Yi Huang 0-4
3B Chih-Wei Shih 2-4
DH CFC 0-3
SS Chih-Sheng Lin 2-4, RBI
LF Hao-Chu Tseng 0-2, RBI
T-Rex 2 - Whales 0: Rex starter Nathan Bland earned his first win of the year (1-0) and game MVP honors after throwing a shutout over 6.2 IP (6H, 5K's, 1BB). Despite tossing a CG, Fu-Te Ni earned the loss (he's 3-4 now - 9 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 8 K's, 2 BB's).
RF Ssu-Chi Chou 2-4, 3B
3B Napoleon Calzado 2-3, 2 RBI's
1B Chia-Hsien Hsieh 1-4
The Whales were limited to 6 hits offensively, one less than the T-rex managed. LF Kuan-Chung Lin collected the only XBH for his team and was 1-3 with a double.
CMW will face Roy Oswalt and the Astros on Sunday.
A - Peoria lost 1-0. HW Chen started and threw 6.2 shutout innings - earning a ND. Box
A+ - Kinston lost 8-5. SW Tseng threw 2 scoreless innings in relief. Box
A+ - Lancaster is up 4-0 in the 6th. CH Chiang is 1-3. Box
A+ - High Desert is up 3-2 in the 5th. KH Lo is 2-3 with a double. Box
AAA - Vegas is up 6-4 in the 8th. CL Hu is 1-3 with a double. Box
AAA - Tacoma is down 4-3 in the 7th. YC Chen is 0-2. Box
After rain put things on hold for a day, Taoyuan and Taitung County advanced to the semifinals with victories on Friday. Taoyuan County defeated Yilan County 5-4 while Taitung County beat Kaohsiung City 6-0.
Today's semifinals matchups will feature: Taoyuan County versus Taitung County & Taipei County versus Tainan City.