Date: May 08, 2017
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter
The Lamigo Monkeys yesterday beat the Uni-President Lions by 5-2 at Taoyuan
International Baseball Stadium, dropping the Lions into third place behind the resurgent Brothers Baseball Club after three straight losses.
Left-handed pitcher Darin Downs picked up his fourth win this season, scattering six hits and eight strikeouts to give Lamigo a 4-1 lead before he was taken out to rest in the seventh inning.
Second basemen Kuo Yen-wen and DH Lin Hung-yu smashed solo homers to help the Monkeys to victory for a three-game series sweep over the Lions, taking firm grip on first place.
Closer Chen Yu-hsun slammed the Lions in the ninth frame, by striking out the side.