Lamigo Monkeys (19-26-2) at Uni Lions (21-25)
Tuesday, May 31, 2016Douliu Baseball Stadium
WP: No. 26 Bruce Billings 6-3, 4.35 ERA (6.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K)
LP: No. 13 Hong Sheng Cin 2-2, 5.40 ERA (4.2 IP, 9 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 4 BB, 6 K)
MVP: Lions 2B No. 69 Lin Chih Hsiang (2-5, 5 RBI)
- Lamigo SP Hong Sheng Cin took a comebacker off the inside of the left ankle in the bottom of the second. Three pitches later he took another one off the outside of the right knee. Both went for singles and the Lions would end up scoring four in the inning, with most of the damage coming off a three-run double from 2B Lin Chih Hsiang (see the inning unravel in the video above).
- Game MVP Lin Chih Hsiang has an eight-game hit streak, has multi-hit games in seven straight and has at least an RBI in five straight. In the last seven games, he has 14 hits, including five doubles, a triple and three home runs, and has raised his average from .291 to .316.
- Lions SP Bruce Billings is now 2nd in the CPBL in wins with six, one behind EDA's Mike Loree.
- Lions 1B Kao Kuo Ching has a 10-game hit streak on the go.
- Monkeys Efrain Nieves made his CPBL debut in relief and retired the side in order in the sixth inning needing only eight pitches.
- Monkeys LF Wang Po Jung had his 11-game hitting streak snapped. He did walk once to extend his on-base streak to 13 games.
- The season series is tied 7-7.
Game time: 3:28