Date: Sep 18, 2015
By: Paul Huang / Contributing reporter
Having won four straight and eight of their past dozen, the Lamigo Monkeys have quietly ascended past the struggling Uni-President Lions to take second spot in the standings.
The potent Primates offense, led by Lin Chih-sheng and Chen Chun-hsiu’s red-hot bats, have averaged more than seven runs per game in their past 12 contests to outslug their opponents with an 8-4 record.
The bashing tandem started their reign of terror when Chen broke out for four RBIs on a three-hit night on Sept. 3 and topped it off with five RBIs the following day, including two homers, to lift his team to victories. He went 17 for 44 (.386) with four home runs and 20 RBIs in his past dozen to account for nearly 25 percent of his team’s total run production. [FULL STORY]