06/12/2021 - 12/12/2021


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USA tops Chinese Taipei, closes round robin undefeated

USA tops Chinese Taipei, closes round robin undefeated
Both teams will clash again in the World Championship Final in Sunday.

USA defeated Chinese Taipei, 9-2 in six innings, and finished the round robin undefeated, with a 7-0 record. Both teams will clash again tomorrow in the World Championship Final on Sunday.

Chinese Taipei jumped ahead in the first frame, with a two-run single by Kuei-Ping Yeh. The Asian team delivered three singles and a walk in the first inning.

However, USA took the lead in the second inning. Kinsey Fiedler tied the game with a two-run single, and Erin Coffel put USA in front with an RBI single.

USA pitcher Raelin Chaffin settled down, allowing only one more hit over the next five innings. She ended with five strikeouts, four hits and two runs, and was credited with the win. 

USA added a run in the third and fourth, and finished the game with a four-run sixth inning to end the game. Maci Bergeron went 3-for-3 with two RBI, while Fiedler finished 2-for-2 with two RBI.

For Chinese Taipei, You You was charged with the loss after two innings of work, giving up eight hits and four runs.