Taiwan Series to host Monkeys-Brothers battle

Taipei Times
Date: Oct 07, 2019
By: Jason Pan  /  Staff

With the Taiwan Series to begin on Saturday, first-half winners the Lamigo Monkeys are to enjoy a

The Brothers’ Chiang Kun-yu receives congratulations from fans at Saturday’s regular-season game against the Lamigo Monkeys in Taoyuan.
Photo: Chen Chih-chu, Taipei Times

home-field advantage as they take on the Brothers Baseball Club, Chinese Professional Baseball League officials announced yesterday on releasing the post-season schedule.

The Brothers had a string of wins down the final stretch last week, winning three out of four games, to clinch the second-half title and a post-season berth.

For the best-of-seven Taiwan Series, the Monkeys are to host the Brothers at the Taoyuan International Stadium for Game 1 on Saturday and Game 2 on Sunday, both with a 5pm start, the officials said.

The Fubon Guardians had a slim chance of grabbing a post-season berth before they lost to the Brothers 3-8 on Tuesday last week. They were eliminated as contenders when the Monkeys thrashed the Brothers 15-4 on Thursday.    [FULL  STORY]

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