Chinatrust Brothers 10 Uni Lions 3

Uni Lions (7-4) at Chinatrust Brothers (5-6)
Hualien Baseball Stadium
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

WP: No. 37 Wang Tzu-An (1-1, 1.98 ERA)
LP: No. 11 Lin Yueh-Ping (1-2, 6.62 ERA)
MVP: Brothers No. 39 Chan Tzu-Hsien (2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI, HR)

Home Runs:
Lions: None
Brothers: No. 11 Chiang Chih-Hsien (18), No. 39 Chan Tzu-Hsien (7)

Game Notes:

  • Brothers SS Wang Sheng-Wei hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning to help the Brothers erase an early 3-0 deficit. Wang would later score in what would be a ridiculous nine-run frame for the now 5-6 Chinatrust Brothers. 
  • To say the seventh inning was insane would be an understatement. The Brothers sent 14 batters to the plate, scoring nine runs on six hits, three walks, and a hit-by-pitch. The Lions used five pitchers in what was close to a 40-minute half-inning. 
  • Lions SP Alfredo Figaro could only watch as his bullpen turned a 3-2 lead into a 10-3 deficit in the same inning that he was relieved in. The righty allowed just five hits -- one homer -- and two earned runs over six stellar frames. Figaro deserved a better fate than a no-decision in what was arguably one of his best starts this year. 
  • Brothers starter Orlando Roman was taken off the hook thanks in part to the nine-run seventh inning. The CPBL veteran tossed six quality innings, giving up three runs -- two earned -- on eight hits while whiffing seven. 
  • Lions' heart-throb Chen Chieh-Hsien finished 2-for-3 in the losing cause and now has a league-leading .400 batter average.
  • The Brothers' bullpen tossed three no-hit innings in relief tonight. 2016 tenth-round pick Wu Che-Yuan has now pitched 8.1 shutout innings to begin his CPBL career.

Attendance: 4,067
Game time: 3:36