Uni Lions 6 Lamigo Monkeys 1

Uni Lions (8-5) at Lamigo Monkeys (6-7)
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium

WP: No. 26 Bruce Billings 10-4, 4.31 ERA (6 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K)
LP: No. 34 Orlando Roman 7-4, 5.53 ERA (5 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 5 K)
MVP: Lions No. 69 Lin Chih Hsiang (3-for-5, 4 RBI, 2B, 3B)

Home Runs
Lions: None
Monkeys: None

  • Coming into tonight's game, Lions SP Bruce Billings was 4-0 vs the Monkeys over seven starts and carrying a 2.22 ERA. Tonight's performance was no different than the rest. The league leader in wins allowed just three hits and a walk over six innings of one-run ball. He also becomes the league's first 10-game winner and the first to reach 100 strikeouts. 
  • Over his last six starts, Lamigo SP Orlando Roman had allowed 32 runs (30 earned) in 35.1 innings of work. He does, however, have 43 strikeouts over that stretch. 
  • Bruce Billings lowered his ERA from 4.47 to 4.31 and now leads the league in ERA, wins and strikeouts. 
  • Lamigo's Wang Po Jung could not extend his on-base streak after going 0-for-4 with a strikeout. The streak ends at 15 games.
  • Lions No. 69 Lin Chih Hsiang went 3-for-5 with 4 RBI and extended his hit streak to 13 games and on-base streak to 18 games. 
  • Lions SS and No. 9 batter Huang En Tzu finished the day 3-for-5 with three runs. The three-hit showing raised his batting average to .296.
  • Monkeys RF Yang Yao Hsun has an eight-game hit streak and also stole his 13th base of the year. He is a perfect 13-for-13 on the base paths in 2016. 
  • Tonight's win marks the sixth in a row by the Lions and they now lead the Monkeys by two full games. The season series is also tied 13-13.
Attendance: 4,422
Game time: 3:29