Tuesday, August 05, 2008

NT 3 - T-Rex 0......


1B Chia-Chia
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The National team defeated the T-Rex 3-0 over 7 innings. Chen-Chang Lee and Kai-Wen Cheng combined on a 1-hit shutout. T-Rex starter Nathan Bland held the NT to 3 unearned runs on 5 hits over 4 IP (5 K's, 1 BB).

NT Stats:
Chen-Chang Lee (Win, 5 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 6 K's, 2 BB's)
Kai-Wen Cheng (Save, 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 K's, 0 BB's)

RF Chien-Ming Chang 1-4, run scored
SS-2B Yen-Wen Kuo 2-3, run scored, committed an error
1B Cheng-Min Peng 2-3, RBI
DH Chin-Feng Chen 1-3
3B Tai-Shan Chang 0-3
LF Wu-Hsiung Pan 0-2
2B-1B Chih-Hsien Chiang 1-3, committed an error
C Chun-Chang Yeh 1-3
CF Che-Hsuan Lin 0-2, run scored
SS Chih-Sheng Lin 0-0, off the bench
LF Kuo-Hui Lo 0-1, off the bench

Pony Baseball:

The team will play:
Fountain Valley, CA - 8/6
St Joe's, IL - 8/8
Chambersburg, PA - 8/9
Monterey, CA - 8/10

The semifinals take place 8/11 (Taiwan will need to finish in the top 2 of its pool) and the championship game will be on 8/12.

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The Pony League World Series (13-14 year olds) will begin this Saturday and run through the 16th. See here for the schedule. The team will begin the Series against the US North Zone winners. The Series is based on a double elimination format.

*Finally someone asked if we will have a representative in the Palomino League World Series (ages 17-19). It appears that we will have a team reppin the Asia-Pacific Zone. The Series begins this Friday and the team will face:
US East Zone - 8/8
US North Zone - 8/9
Host (PAL) - 8/10
The championship game (between the winner of the two brackets) will be on Monday, August 11th. The other bracket consists of Puerto Rico, Mexico, US South Zone, and US West Zone.


CS Yang is back with the parent club. He's hitless in the two games (8/3, 8/4) since the NPB All-Star break.

R - The GCL Indians won 3-0. CH Chen was 2-4 with a double. Box

R - The GCL Red Sox lost 5-1. CH Huang was 0-2. Box

R - The GCL Tigers beat the Braves 7-5. CT Tang was 2-4 with 2 doubles while CE Hung threw 2 innings, allowing 3 runs (1 ER) on 4 hits (including a HR). Box

R - The GCL Reds lost 6-2. TK Chiu made his 2nd appearance of the season, allowing 2 runs (1 ER) on 4 hits over 2 IP. Box

A - Lansing lost 3-0. CH Cheng earned the loss despite pitching well. He allowed 1 run on 8 hits over 5 IP (4K's, 2BB's). Box

AAA - Vegas won 9-5. CL Hu was 0-4. Box

Get inside the head of a baseball scout in Taiwan (The Twins' Jackson Broder).

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