U-18 Baseball World Cup in Taichung, Taiwan, on the 3rd.

Taiwan (3 wins) ranked first, and Puerto Rico (2 wins) ranked second. South Korea played two games as the first match against Puerto Rico, which was scheduled to be held on the 1st, was canceled due to rain.

The national team is scheduled to play its third group match against Australia on the 4th, but it could be postponed due to the influence of Typhoon Haikui, the 11th.

The Korea Baseball Softball Association said, “The city of Taichung has banned outdoor activities due to typhoon problems,” adding, “The schedule for the remaining preliminary rounds is flexible.”

The match against the Czech Republic was held two hours later than scheduled due to the typhoon.

South Korea scored two runs first in the top of the first inning with one out and a full base due to an opponent’s fielder’s choice and a throwing error.

South Korea, which led 6-0 with one run in the third and three runs in the fourth, widened the gap with a timely double on the left-field line by Yeon Joon-won (Busan High School) in the fifth inning with one out and first base earned by the opponent’s error.

He then ran away to 8-0 with two outs and a full base earned from walks by Lee Chung-heon (Chungam High School) and Yeo Dong-gun (Seoul High School), and a walk by Big Ji-hwan (Sego High School).

In the top of the seventh inning, he scored six points in a row as he eased off the game was decided.

Catcher Lee Yul-ye (Gangneung High School) played well with three hits and two RBIs in five at-bats, while starter Park Ki-ho (Cheongju High School) showed off his perfect appearance with three strikeouts, no hits, and no walks in three innings


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