Palomino World Series Championship Game: Kyle Chapman/Houston, TX blasted Taiwan 14-1 yesterday in San Jose. The game was a rematch of last year's two finalists, with similar results (KC/Houston, Tx 14 - Taiwan 3).
AA Youth WC:
In its first warm-up game prior to the opening of the World Youth Championships, Taiwan defeated the USA 8-3. A few of last year's Pony League World Series stars factored in the win: 3B Lee-Jen Chu was 2-4, 3B, 3 RBI at the plate while P Lee-Wei Chiang picked up the W (1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 K's, 1 BB).
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Follow the US youth NT here.
The youth NT plays Australia tomorrow in another warm-up match.
Over in the World Baseball Tournament located in Italy, Taiwan is atop its group (A) with a 5-0 record.
August 7th: Taiwan 15 - Mexico Rojo 6
August 8th: Taiwan 11 - Lazio Select Squad, Italy 1
August 8th: Taiwan 21 - Italy 0
August 9th: Taiwan 10 - Fresno, CA 5
August 9th: Taiwan 10 - Japan 5 (Shao-Wei Chen threw a CG, picking up the W and also cracked a HR)
August 11th: Taiwan plays South Korea today in one semifinal while Japan is playing Mexico (Green squad) in the other semifinal.
More on the devastation in Taiwan - keep our peeps in your prayers.
Dragons 3 - Tigers 1: WY Chen W 6-2, 7 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 1 K, 4 BB's
CS Yang has been called up to the parent team
A+ - CH Lin 2-3, 2B, 2 BB's, SB (21)
CH Lin 1-3 / CH Chiang 1-3, HR (5), 2 RBI
A+ - CC Lee 2 IP, 1 R - 0 ER, 2 H, 1 K, 0 BB's
A+ - CL Lo 3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 5 K's, 0 BB's
A ss - CH Chen 0-3
R - WC Huang 2.1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 K's, 0 BB's
R - CT Tang 1-5
R - TK Chiu 2 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 K/BB