‘King’ powers Monkeys to victory

Taipei Times
Date: May 15, 2017
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter

Lamigo Monkeys slugger Wang Po-jung kept up his hot-hitting form to lead the

Lamigo Monkeys’ slugger Wang Po-jung hits the ball at Chengching Lake Baseball Field in Kaohsiung on Saturday. Photo: Huang Chih-yuan, Taipei Times

visitors to a 16-9 victory against the Uni-President Lions in Tainan, while the Fubon Guardians seized two late runs for a 3-2 win against the Brothers Baseball Club in New Taipei City yesterday.

Wang, nicknamed “The King” by fans, had another productive day with five hits, a home run and a double and scored four runs to wrap up another three-game sweep of the Lions.

Lamigo were ungracious guests at the Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium, shutting out the hosts 3-0 on Friday.

Wang hit a solo homer in a 7-3 win on Saturday and finished the three-game sweep by setting a league record 27 hits by one team in one game.

The Lions were outclassed by Lamigo who took a three-game sweep against the Lions in their home stand series in Taoyuan last week.    [FULL  STORY]

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