Taiwanese baseball players cry after suffering 7-2 defeat to Team USA in U-12 baseball world cup final
By: Keoni Everington,Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan took the silver medal after a disappointing loss to
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]