The agony of defeat: Taiwan defeated by US in U-12 baseball world cup final

Taiwanese baseball players cry after suffering 7-2 defeat to Team USA in U-12 baseball world cup final

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/08/07
By: Keoni Everington,Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan took the silver medal after a disappointing loss to

Taiwanese players cry after losing to US in U12 Baseball World Cup final. (By Central News Agency)

their American rivals in the WBSC U12 Baseball World Cup, which was held on their home turf in Tainan yesterday.

Yesterday’s final was held in front of a sellout crowd at Tainan’s 11,000 seat stadium on Sunday night, and resulted in a 7-2 victory for Team USA, leaving the Taiwanese team dejected after having to settle for second place for the third time in a row.

Team USA struck first in the third inning, with a three-run home run followed by another solo home run later in the inning to take a 4-0 lead.    [FULL  STORY]

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