Reportedly, Chin-Hui Tsao, Che-Hsuan Lin, Chih-Hsien Chiang, Chung-Shou Yang, and Yen-Wen Kuo have been given the green light by their respective teams to participate in the Olympics if they are selected to the final roster.
Chin-Hui Tsao has been released by the Kansas City Royals organization. Sad to say, but this former phenom's playing career is slowly winding down to an end.
After reviewing the rosters for the current HS tourney, there's a few teams with stacked rosters.
The Taichung City team, represented by Shi-Yuan and Gao-Nong HS kids features several former players with international experience:
1)IF Wei-Da Su - JR left-handed bat extraordinaire
2)P Sheng-Chih Yang - 2006 Asian Youth Championships - Tourney MVP
3)P Meng-Chen Fan - on the 2007 Youth NT - top pitcher in the 2007 Hsieh Kuo-Cheng Cup
4)IF Chao-Hsiang Chen - on the 2007 Youth NT - MVP of the '07 HKC Cup/top RBI man in the Cup/all-tourney selection of the '08 Taiwan Cup
5)C Shih-Hao Liu - on the 2007 Youth NT - teammate of Yao-Wen Chang on '05 PWS Championship team
6)IF Shang-Ying Tsai - on the '07 Youth NT
7)IF Sheng-Po Yu - on the '06 Youth NT
8)IF Yi-Ren Lin - on the '06 Youth NT
9)OF Yong-Rong Lee - on the '06 Youth NT
RHP Rong-Hao Hsieh will represent Taipei County (Ban-Chiao) - roster full of Ku-Pao HS kids. He will be joined by:
-C Ming-Yan Kan - '06 Youth NT
-IF Ho Lin - '06 Youth NT
-IF Wei-Chen Wang - '07 Youth NT/son of current CPBL Elephants head coach and ex-slugger Kuang-Hui Wang/Led the '07 HKC Cup (16-under national tourney) with a .580 BA