Samsung Lions 001 210 000 1 5 9 0 Uni-President Lions 002 000 110 0 4 8 0
In a matchup between the champions from the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) and the Korea Baseball Organisation (KBO) at the Asia Series 2013 in Taiwan the Samsung Lions claimed a 5-4 victory over the Uni-President Lions thanks to a RBI single by pinch hitter D.G. Woo in the tenth. The team from Daegu, Korea had blown a 4-2 lead in the eighth, but Uni-President wasn’t able to counter a second time.
The Samsung Lions now will square off with the Canberra Cavalry in the first semi-final on Monday. The Uni-President Lions have drawn NPB champion Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles in the second semi-final on Tuesday.
H.S. Jung had two RBI for Samsung. S.M. Park scored twice. W.H. Pan drove in two for the CPBL champion. Y.C. Chen had three hits, a run and a RBI in front of more than 18,000 in Taoyuan. J.M. An received the win in relief. Former Major Leaguer Boof Bonser got charged with the loss.
All games of the Asia Series 2013 “International Tournament of Champions” is streamed live on YouTube.