The national team defeated Cuba in a warm up match 3-2 on the 18th.
Hung-Wen Chen started the game and threw 3 shutout innings. Chih-Lung Huang relieved him and allowed 1 run over 3 innings to pick up the W. Ching-Lung Lo and Yi-Hao Lin finished out the game.
19 year old Lin had 2 K's, including one of Cuban star Youliesky Gourriel (see below):
After trailing 1-0 in the 5th, Yung-Chi Chen and Che-Hsuan Lin would provide back-to-back singles to put the NT up 2-1 (see below vid).
Kuo-Ching Kao would drive in the final run (in the 6th) to complete the final offensive tally for the NT (see below):
Offensively, Chun-Hsiu Chen, Che-Hsuan Lin, and Yung-Chi Chen led the way with 2 hits each.
*The Elephants are up 2-0 in the Taiwan Series. The Elephants won game 1 against the Bulls 3-2.
Game 2 also went to the Elephants, who defeated the Bulls 3-1. Bulls manager Hsu failed to show up to the post game press conference.
*CC Lee has made 2 appearances in the AFL so far.