Date: Aug 03, 2017
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter
The US yesterday secured first place in Group B with a perfect 5-0 record and Taiwan picked up a victory in Group A on the final day of the round-robin opening round of the Under-12 Baseball World Cup in Tainan.
Taiwan and the US are favorites for the title, with three teams from each group advancing to the second round, which starts today, before the finale on Sunday.
It was a busy day for the hosts, beginning with an afternoon contest against Mexico.
Taiwan pitchers Han Shuo-heng and Chao Chia-cheng combined to shut out the Latin American visitors as the offense assured a 10-0 victory. [FULL STORY]