National team tumbles out of WBC without a win

The China Post
Date: March 10, 2017
By: Joseph Yeh

TAIPEI, Taiwan — With bitter disappointment and not a single win under its belt,

Chinese Taipei’s Chih-Hsien Chiang hits a run during the final Pool A World Baseball Classic contest at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on Tuesday. (CNA)

Taiwan’s national team left the World Baseball Classic (WBC) Thursday after losing to archrival and competition host South Korea 11-8 in extra innings.

After trailing by six runs early in the game, Chinese Taipei fought back to draw even in the seventh inning.

However, it was unable to score off Major League player Oh Seung-hwan, who came to the mound at the bottom of the ninth.

South Korea then added three runs at the top of the 10th, including with a two-run homer, to secure the victory.    [FULL  STORY]

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