The shutout was the second in three games for the US and the third of the series.
The National Team improved to 6-0 on the season and against Chinese Taipei. The teams will close out their seven-game friendship series tomorrow night at 7 p.m. ET in Burlington, NC.
Tennessee's Julio Borbon got Team USA off to a quick start with a leadoff homer to rightfield. The US added another run in the inning, when Sean Doolittle (Virginia) doubled to left and scored when Taipei leftfielder Wu Ming I dropped a liner off the bat of Pedro Alvarez (Vanderbilt). <>P Those would be the only runs scored in the contest until the eighth inning when Julio Borbon knocked in a run with a double to right-center and then scored on Sean Doolittle's homer to right. Both players led the US with two hits and two RBI apiece.
Chinese Taipei starter Mai Chia Jui (0-1) was charged with the loss after giving up two runs, one earned, in five innings of work.
USA 200 000 030- 580 CHINESE TAIPEI 000 000 000- 011Price, Hunter (8), Moskos (9) and Arencibia, Clark. Jui, Wen (6), Ming (8) and Wei. W- Price 1-0, L- Jui 0-1. SV- None. HR- US: Borbon (1), Doolittle (1).