BASEBALL/Taiwan beats Korea 4-0 in Asian Baseball Championship opener
Taipei, Dec. 3 (CNA) Taiwan defeated Korea 4-0 in the opening game of the Asian Baseball Championship Sunday in front of a crowd of over 16,000 fans at the newly opened Taipei Dome.
The team was led by a dominant performance by starting pitcher Hsu Ruo-hsi (徐若熙), who recorded ten strikeouts and allowed only two hits in seven scoreless innings on the mound.
From there, 18-year-old Sun I-lei (孫易磊) came on in relief to close out the final two innings, hanging onto a four-run lead, which the team jumped out to after scoring three runs in the third inning and another in the fourth.
The eight-day championship will take place at the Taipei Dome, Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium and New Taipei's Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium, according to the Baseball Federation of Asia (BFA).
Taiwan and South Korea are in Group A of the championship along with Hong Kong and Palestine, while Japan, the Philippines, Pakistan and Thailand are in Group B before the super round scheduled on Dec. 8-9 and the finals on Dec. 10, a schedule released by the BFA showed.
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