While Korea lost 2 consecutive times in Group B, Taiwan in Group A won their first win.
Taiwan defeated Italy 11-7 in the second round of Group A of the 2023 World Baseball Classic held at the Intercontinental Baseball Stadium in Taichung, Taiwan on the 10th (hereinafter Korean time). On the 8th, they suffered a shock defeat to Panama, but reported their first win in two games.
Taiwan put the Italian mound to rest with 16 hits and 11 points. Traditionally, hitters with one shot were lined up, and on this day, they showed active batting for the first time in a long time. He perfectly hit the Italian mound of manager Mike Piazza, who worked with Chan-ho Park during his time with the LA Dodgers. 오락실 토토
They trailed 5-7 until the 5th inning, but after making a tie in the 6th, they overturned the game in the 7th, and scored 3 points in the 8th. Particularly, Jang Yoo-cheng (28, Boston Red Sox), who started as first baseman 4 times and moved to second baseman, showed outstanding performance. Zhang Yucheng attacked Stephen Wood Jr.’s first pitch sinker and scored a dramatic two-run four.
Jang Yoo-cheng made a heavy hit in the 7th inning and contributed to creating a chance for a run with a full base. In the end, Taiwan reversed the game with an infield hit by Cao Chen fan. After picking out a walk in the 8th inning, he scored when a colleague’s wedge three-run gun. 4 at-bats, 2 hits (1 home run), 1 walk, 2 RBIs, 3 runs scored.