MONKEYS MARCH ON:While the Rhinos defeated the Brothers 8-4, the top-ranked Monkeys’ march toward the title continued as they downed the Lions
Date: Jun 12, 2015
By: Paul Huang / Contributing reporter
The struggling EDA Rhinos snapped an eight-game slide with a solid 8-4 win over the Chinatrust Brothers at the Sinjhuang Baseball Stadium in New Taipei City last night to keep their second-half title hopes alive.
Even though they are not likely to catch the top-ranked Lamigo Monkeys, who also won their contest against the Uni-President Lions at the same time, it was still a big win for the Rhinos, who desperately need anything positive to carry them past their dire situation.
Cheng Da-hung’s two-run single with the bases loaded got things moving in the right direction for the Rhinos, who ended up plating four in the opening frame to spot starter Gabriel Hernandez a rare multi-run lead. [FULL STORY]