Lamigo Monkeys 5 Fubon Guardians 4

Fubon Guardians (24-31) at Lamigo Monkeys (30-20)
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium

WP:  No. 20 Chen Yu-Hsun (3-6, 3.38 ERA)
LP:   No. 96 Lin Yi-Hao (1-1, 4.26 ERA)
MVP: Monkeys C No.62 Yen Hung-Chun (1-1, 1 R, 1 RBI)

Home Runs: None

Guardians: 2B Wang Jheng-Tang
Monkeys: 3B Lin Li (2), 1B Chen Chun-Hsiu

Box Score & Game Highlights

Game Notes:

  • Guardians SP Lin Yu-Cing had not beaten the Lamigo Monkeys prior to this game. He pitched five innings and gave up two unearned runs. Although he had a nice game tonight, relievers’ bad performances led to a no-decision.
  • Monkeys SP Lin Hua-Ching pitched 6.2 innings, serving up three runs, including two earned runs, in a quality start tonight. Closer Chen Yu-Hsun recorded a blown save due to a single by Guardians DH Hu Chin-Lung. Chen's 7.41 ERA against the Guardians shows that Guardians are more than he can handle.
  • Monkeys C Yen Hung-Chun hit a walk-off hit with the score tied 4-4 in the bottom of the ninth inning, completing the come from behind victory. It is also his first walk-off hit in CPBL.
  • With a win tonight, the Lamigo Monkeys own the No.1 winning percentage for this year and will get home field advantage in Games 1, 2, 6, and 7 of the Taiwan Series. Monkeys also lights up their magic number M3 with a Chinatrust Brothers loss and could win the champion of the second half season as soon as Thursday.

Attendance: 4,433
Game time: 3:14