Uni Lions (17-17) at Lamigo Monkeys (17-12)
Friday, August 26, 2016
Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium
WP: No. 34 Orlando Roman 11-4, 4.83 ERA (7.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K)
LP: No. 26 Bruce Billings 10-7, 5.01 ERA (5.0 IP, 16 H, 8 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 5 K)
MVP: Monkeys SP Orlando Roman
Monkeys: No. 57 Chung Cheng Yu (1)
- The Monkeys touched Bruce Billings for four hits and four runs in the first and the rout was on. Lamigo ended up pounding the Lions starter for a staggering 16 hits and eight runs, six earned, over five innings.
- Lamigo SP Orlando Roman was superb tonight, giving up just three hits over seven innings, and now leads the CPBL with 11 wins. He has won his last four decisions.
- Monkeys 3B Lin Chih Ping has a 24-game on-base streak and a 16-game hit streak. He has also been successful on 12 consecutive stolen base attempts.
- Monkeys LF Wang Po Jung has a 16-game hit streak and seven hits in his past two games to push his average to a ridiculous .422.
- The Monkeys lead the season series 18-14 and have a 2.5-game lead over the Lions for first place in the second half.
Game time: 3:04