With the team taking on the Netherlands today (the 13th), news has it that veteran CPBL slugger Tai-Shan Chang has tested positive for a banned substance - he is not in the starting lineup for today's game.
Lefty Wei-Yin Chen is starting as the game is scoreless in the 2nd.
Playing catchup - Taiwan lost for the second year in a row in the championship game of the Palomino League World Series - this time to Houston, Texas 14-3. More on the Kyle Chapman squad from Texas.
More on the Taiwanese squad in San Jose.
In the Bronco League World Series, the team is playing in the championship game against Panama City, Panama.
The Pony League reps have today off after starting the tourney off 2-0. Last year's two LLWS stars, Chao-Ming Wang and Chi-Yuan Chen are on this squad.
Taiwan has also sent a team to participate in the Alameda World Tournament Baseball. The team is currently 1-1 after 2 days.
R - The AZL Mariners are down 6-0 in the 8th. YW Chang has thrown 1 scoreless inning. Box
A ss - Williamsport lost 7-2. YF Lin threw 1 scoreless inning. Box
AAA - Vegas is up 5-2 in the 8th. CL Hu is 1-3 with his 2nd SB of the year. Box
The Dodgers are down 3-2 to the Phillies in the 8th. HC Kuo has punched out two (Ryan Howard and Pat Burrell) in an inning of relief. Box