The Dutch team concluded their exhibition schedule for the upcoming World Cup of Baseball on Sunday. They defeated Chinese Taipei 3-2 and finished the warm up games with three wins out of four.
The Netherlands build up a 2-0 lead till the fifth period, but Taiwan came back and tied the game in the seventh. Dirk VAN’T KLOOSTER (2-3, 2 runs) scored the winning run in the top of the ninth inning on a batted ball by Hainley STATIA (1-3).
David BERGMAN started for the Dutch. He allowed one run on six hits and a walk in six innings. Dave DRAIJER, Loek VAN MIL and Michiel VAN KAMPEN (save) followed BERGMAN.
Chien-Fu YANG was the starter for Taiwan. He gave up five hits, two runs (1 ER) and one walk in five innings. He struck out six. Fu-Te NI, Chih-Lung HUANG, Sung-Wei TSENG and Ming-Chieh HSU also appeared in the game.
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