*The NT lost to the Perth Heat 9-7 on Wednesday. Wielding the big stick for the NT was 3B Yi-Chuan Lin. Lin was 3-4 with a BB, 2B, HR, and a RBI.
Other standouts on offense:
SS Sheng-Wei Wang 2-5, 2 RBI
CF Chih-Yao Chan 1-5, 2B, RBI
2B Ping-Yen (Tu-Hsuan) Lee 1-2, RBI
The pitching staff was rocked again, this time for 9 runs on 14 hits. Wang-Yi Lin and Kai-Wen Cheng managed scoreless innings. KW Cheng was clocked at 92 mph.
*Bulls catcher Chun-Chang Yeh has been selected to lead the player's union for the CPBL.
*In the Ta-Tung HS Cup, perennial powerhouses Nan-Ying and Ku-Pao are moving on to the elite eight. Nan-Ying managed to defeat San-Hsin 7-0 on Wednesday despite San-Hsin throwing out their fireballing ace, Yao-Lin Wang. Wang, who lasted 1.2 innings, took the loss as his team committed 6 errors, leading to 5 unearned runs. Wang was clocked at 90 mph. Nan-Ying's #1 SP Keng-Hao Chang (capable of hitting 90 mph) earned the W. San-Hsin with the loss, was eliminated from the tourney.