By: Lin Hung-han and S.C. Chang
Taipei, July 29 (CNA) Taiwan’s baseball team, representing the Asia-Pacific region, trounced
Canada 17-0 in a five-inning called game on the opening day of the 2015 Big League World Series, Tuesday in South Carolina.
Taiwan scored 6 runs in the first inning on 2 walks, three hit-by-pitches and 4 hits. In the second inning, Taiwanese batters scored 2 runs. The team scored 8 more runs in the third inning with nearly all batters striking hits. In the fourth inning, Taiwan’s Yeh Chang-chih (葉長智) hit a home-run.
In contrast with Taiwan’s 11 hits and 2 errors, Canada managed only 1 hit and made 3 errors.
Taiwan was scheduled to take on the European-African regional champion, the Netherlands, on Wednesday. [FULL STORY]