Korea Captures 27th Asian Championships

They had won the event with their 2-1 walkoff win the night before against Japan. They made it official after defeating Indonesia 15-0 in their final game. Taiwan took second place in the tournament with their 3-1 win over Japan. They had lost earlier to Korea 8-2.

Yen-Ching Lu threw six innings of shutout ball but failed to get the win after Japan tied the game with a run in the top of the seventh. Chih-Chieh Su broke the tie with a solo homerun in the bottom of the seventh. Kuo-Hua Lo closed out the victory with two innings of shutout relief. It was the first victory for Taiwan over Japan in an Asian championship since 2001.

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