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Japan, Chinese Taipei qualify for WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup


Shenzen, CHINA– Japan, Chinese Taipei qualified for the final of the U-15 Asia Baseball Championship. Both National Teams will thus advance to the WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2020.

Japan, Chinese Taipei will now join the two other Nations that already qualified: Germany and Italy.

Chinese Taipei advanced to the final with a 2-0 win after an eight-inning drama against Korea.
Meng Chi Lin and Pao Lo Huang combined a no-hitter, allowing Korea only two walks. Meng went seven innings and struck out five. Pao pitched one inning and struck out two. Catcher Tung Han Lu provided the two-RBI double that won the game.

Japan advanced with a 10-0 win against China in five innings. Japan broke the score open with a four-run third at-bat.

The final was rained out and Japan was proclaimed the Asia U-15 Champion because of previous results in the tournament.

Korea defeated China, 7-2, in the third-place game and earned the bronze medal.

The final standings of the round for places 5-8:

Philippines (3 wins-0 losses)
Pakistan (2-1)
Indonesia (1-2)
Hong Kong (0-3)

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