Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The Ministry of Education is lending a helping hand to the Brother Elephants, one of the most popular teams in Taiwan's professional baseball league, in its search for a new owner, Education Minister Chiang Wei-ling said yesterday. “The ministry has been in talks with two or three potential bidders,” Chiang said on the sidelines of a meeting of the Legislative Yuan's Education and Culture Committee.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Shane Victorino belted a seventh-inning grand slam to put the Boston Red Sox into the World Series with a 5-2 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers that clinched the American League Championship on Saturday.
Sunday, October 20, 2013
The Brother Elephants, one the most popular teams in Taiwan's professional baseball league, is being put up for sale because of heavy financial losses, the team's president announced yesterday.2 Comments
St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in three years by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 on Friday to seal a 4-2 win in the National League Championship Series.
Baseball player Jose Abreu, who left his native Cuba in August, agreed to a six-year, US$68 million contract with the Chicago White Sox on Friday, according to several media reports, which would be the largest rookie free-agent contract ever awarded to an international player in Major League Baseball.
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Mike Napoli homered and the Red Sox tagged Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez for four runs Thursday in a 4-3 win that put Boston on the brink of returning to baseball's World Series.
The fate of the Brother Elephants, a team in the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL), will be determined next week, when its five owners announce their decision on whether the franchise will be sold to owners, said Hung Jui-ho, chairman of the 29-year-old professional baseball team, yesterday.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Matt Holliday blasted a 426-foot homer and Shane Robinson hit a pinch-hit solo shot as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles 4-2 Tuesday in Game 4 of the NLCS.
Mike Napoli's seventh-inning solo homer off Detroit ace Justin Verlander was the only run Boston needed to beat the Tigers 1-0 Tuesday and edge ahead in the American League Championship Series.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Ryu Hyun-Jin was dominant over seven innings and Yasiel Puig picked the perfect moment to end his slump as Los Angeles shut out St. Louis 3-0 in Game Three of the NLCS.