AA Youth WC:
Taiwan handed the Australian youth NT a 14-2 loss on Wednesday.
Taiwan plays Cuba tomorrow in a final warm-up match.
*Taking slugging prospect Chin-De Chang's spot on the roster is IF Chia-Ming Cheng 16 (1/6/93) B:L/T:L
Taiwan defeated South Korea 9-5 in one semifinal on Tuesday. Taiwan played Mexico (Green squad) in the championship game today. Unfortunately, the boys were shutout 10-0 in the final.
Pony WS: Taiwan 7 - Johnstown, PA 3
Taiwan will have to beat Puerto Rico twice to make it to the championship game.
Red Sox 8 - Tigers 2: FT Ni 1 IP, 0 R/H, 1 K, 0 BB's (clocked at a high of 90 mph)
Giants 4 - Dodgers 2 (10): HC Kuo 0.2 IP, 0 R/H, 1 K, 2 BB's - walked in a run (clocked at a high of 96 mph)
Buffaloes 8 - Fighters 2: CS Yang 0-0, BB
R - CT Tang 0-3, BB
R - YW Chang 2.1 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 3 K's, 0 BB's - 1 HR allowed
R - YW Kuo 0-4
A ss - CH Chen 1-5, 0% CS (0-1)
A ss - SA Kuo 5 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 6 K's, 0 BB's
A+ - KH Lo 1-3
A+ - CH Lin 2-5, BB, 2 RBI / CH Chiang 1-4, 2 BB's, RBI
AA - CJ Lo L 0-2, 0.0 IP, 2 R , 0 H, 2 BB's, 0 K's
AAA - YC Chen 1-3
Good to see the Taiwanese diaspora here in the SGV doing what they can to help in the wake of typhoon Morakot.
On another note, I'll be on vacation with the family for a while.......there'll be plenty of action to follow while I'm gone:
the World Youth "AA" Championships kick off on Friday 8/14 while all of the LLWS games will be broadcast beginning Friday 8/21. The Asian Junior "AAA" Championships will take place Tuesday 8/25 - 30.