By: Lee Ching-wei and Christie Chen
Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) Taiwan defeated the United States 12-0 on Sunday to win the
Junior League Baseball World Series championship for a third consecutive year.
Taiwan won all five games in the tournament, which was held in Taylor, Michigan, from Aug. 16-23. Taiwan’s pitcher Gu-Lin Ruei-yang (古林睿煬) threw seven shutout innings to lead his team to victory, scoring five strikeouts and giving up only three hits.
Liu Ji-hong (劉基鴻) scored three hits while Chuan Hao-wei (全浩偉) hit his third homerun of the tournament in Sunday’s finals.
Taiwan took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, scored three in the second, five in the sixth and three in the seventh inning. [FULL STORY]