By: Lee Yu-cheng and S.C. Chang
Taipei, Aug. 2 (CNA) The United States beat Taiwan 7-2 to clinch the World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC) 2015 U-12 Baseball World Cup held in Tainan, southern Taiwan Sunday. This was Taiwan’s second consecutive defeat by the U.S. team in the final of event.
Taiwan baseballers took a 2-0 lead in the first two innings, but the taller Americans outbatted Taiwanese in the third by gaining five runs on Taiwanese errors, including a two-run homer by Davis Diaz, for a 5-2 lead.
The U.S. boys widened their lead when Jack Ryan fired a single homer in the top of the fifth inning, consolidating a 6-2 lead. [FULL STORY]