Monday, March 02, 2009

The Return of Wang & Two More Heading the the US?

A news article covering the Philippines national baseball team has revealed that two Shi-Yuan HS players will be jumping to the US with ML organizations. According to the article, the two pitchers are Po-Cheng Chi and Sheng-Chin Hong (Hung).

Po-Cheng Chi has received coverage before (6'0" ~ 160 pounds - DOB: 10/31/90) and is linked to the Reds.

His teammate Hong, (5'10" ~ 155 pounds - DOB: 11/15/90) has been linked to the Twins.

*Updated: This info has been refuted by a few sources.

The NT lost to the Yomiuri Giants 7-6. 3B Yi-Chuan Lin led the way offensively with 3 XBH (two doubles and another HR).
Chen-Chang Lee started for the NT and allowed 2 runs on 4 hits over 2.2 IP (2 K's, 1 BB).*Edited
Lee was limited to 40 pitches and was clocked at 90 mph.
Fu-Te Ni relieved Lee and threw 2.1 innings, giving up 1 run on 2 hits and K'ing 3.*Edited

The NT will complete pre-WBC play with the Seibu Lions tomorrow. Yueh-Ping Lin is expected to start against the defending NPB champs.

CMW threw 2 shutout innings as the Yankees and Astros ended in a 5-5 tie. Box

More detail on the recently completed collegiate tourney.

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