Date: Sep 04, 2015
By: Paul Huang / Contributing reporter
The second-placed Uni-President Lions made up some ground in the standings
with a 5-4 win over the top-ranked Chinatrust Brothers on Tuesday.
The victory not only kept the deficit between the two squads to 2.5 games as the race for the second-half title heats up, but also breathed new life into a Lions team who had lost four of their previous five, establishing some much-needed confidence among the players.
“It was a big win for us given our sub-par performance in the past two weeks, and now we must build on it,” Chang “OEO” Tai-shan said after the win.
The veteran slugger and expected future Hall-of-Famer has made the most of his return to the Lions starting lineup as a designated hitter after spending much of the summer in the minor leagues to tweak his swing, going 18-for-45 (.400) last month. [FULL STORY]