2023 Asian Championship

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The 2023 Asian Championship was played from December 3 to December 10, 2023 in Taichung, Taiwan. Competing nations were Flag of Japan Japan, Flag of South Korea South Korea, Flag of Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei, Flag of Thailand Thailand, Flag of Philippines Philippines, Flag of Pakistan Pakistan, Flag of State of Palestine State of Palestine and Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong. It was to be the top four teams from the 2017 Asian Championship (Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, China) plus the top two teams from the 2023 East Asian Baseball Cup (Philippines, Hong Kong) and the top two from the 2023 West Asian Baseball Cup (Pakistan, Palestine) but China withdrew and was replaced by Thailand. It was the first international tournament to be held at the Taipei Dome.

See also 2023 Asian Championship (Rosters)


December 3[edit]

  • Flag of Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 4, Flag of South Korea South Korea 0. Jo-Hsi Hsu pitches a gem, with 10 K, 2 hits and no walks in 7 innings; Yi-Lei Sun adds two more strikeouts and two more hits in the final two to complete the shutout. SS Chen-Fei Lin has three of Taiwan's huts, nearly topping the entire South Korean team. Heon-min Shin lasted only two innings in a loss, while a bright spot for South Korea was C Sung-woo Kim's 2-for-3 performance.

December 4[edit]

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December 10[edit]


All-Star Team[edit]