USA Baseball's College National Team won the final two games of its series in Taiwan, earning a split of the four-game set and finishing its regular season with an 11-2 record.
Team USA won the final two games 9-1 and 6-3 after losing the opening pair of games 3-1 and 1-0. Team USA returns to action Friday in Japan when it plays Sri Lanka in the opening game of the FISU World University Championships, an event the U.S. has won the last three times it entered in 2004, '06 and '08.
Louisville infielder Ryan Wright had three hits, including a solo home run, in the 9-1 victory to help pace an 11-hit attack. Center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (South Carolina) and shortstop Brad Miller (Clemson) also had three hits apiece. Five American pitchers combined on a three-hitter, with lefthander Brett Mooneyham (Stanford) getting the victory.
In its other victory against Taiwan, Team USA got another homer from catcher Peter O'Brien (Bethune-Cookman), his team-best fourth home run, as he also had two RBIs. O'Brien has half of the team's eight home runs by himself. Gerrit Cole (UCLA) got the victory in that game with four strikeouts in four innings.
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