Thursday, February 12, 2009

Su's $200 K Offer Legit....

*Taichung Gao-Nong senior IF Wei-Da Su's $200 K offer from the NY Yankees was confirmed by his HS coach - Mr. Lee. Lee indicated that in addition to the Yankees, the Red Sox, Rays, Royals, Mariners, and Tigers had all scouted Su. Su has hopes to play in the US, but only after attending college initially. Coach Lee believes that Su will need to play another position defensively (maybe 2B, 3B, or even C; he's currently a 1B) to help bolster his chances of playing abroad.

Speaking of Su, he was 2-4 with 2 RBI's as he helped Gao-Nong reach the quarterfinals of the Ta-Tung HS Cup.

Kao-Yuan HS and Ku-Pao HS have already advanced to the semifinals of the tourney.

*The NT played the Perth Heat to a 1-1 tie over 9 innings. Chih-Hsiang Huang had the game-tying RBI in the top of the 9th inning.

The pitching staff finally had something to hang their hat on as they held the Heat to 1 run on 5 hits. Starter Chen-Chang Lee threw 3 shutout innings and was clocked at 93 mph.

Box Score/Play-By-Play

*RHP Nic Ungs will return to the Brother Elephants this year.

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