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Lin Chih-ping went 4-for-5 to lead a 17-hit attack as a Taiwanese all-star team beat Japan 8-5 in an exhibition game on Tuesday.

Samurai Japan took a 2-1 lead into the third inning, but Wang Po-jung hit a go-ahead two-run homer off Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles right-hander Takahiro Norimoto to turn the tide in favor of the visitors before a crowd of 22,477 at Yafuoku Dome in Fukuoka.

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