Yennier Canó continues to pitch at a record pace in Baltimore’s victory. (+Cuban MLB Report)

Yennier Canó tossed 1⅓ innings of shutout ball to notch his second save in Baltimore’s 5-3 victory over Detroit. The Cuban flamethrower has now retired all 33 batters he has faced to start the season. The only hitter to get aboard on Canó was via a beanball, which occurred on April 26 and that baserunner was later erased on a double play.

In 11 innings pitched this season Canó has fanned 12, while posting an ERA and WHIP of 0.00. Opponents have an OBP/vs of 0.30 against the Cuban this season. The native of Ciego de Avila, Cuba now has 5 holds to go along with his saves.

Another native of Ciego de Avila, Adolis García also had himself a dandy evening. The power-hitting outfielder went yard for the eighth time on the season, drove in a run and scored three times making himself a key figure in Texas’ 15-2 thrashing of the Yankees. “El Bombi” who is hitting .267 on the season leads all of MLB in runs batted in (30) and is fourth in the league in longballs.

Yasmani Grandal deposited a ball in the seats in sixth inning, his third homer of the year and knocked in two runs to aid the Whitesox in their 12-9 victory over Tampa Bay. Rookie outfielder Óscar Colas also joined in on the action with with a sac fly in Chicago’s decisive seven run ninth inning.

Cuban action on the night:

Eric Hosmer (CHI) 3-1*
Jorge Soler (MIA) 3-0
Johan Oviedo (PIT) 2.1IP,9H,7ER,2BB,K
Yennier Canó (BAL) 1.1IP, 0H,0ER,2K,SV(2)
Cionel Pérez (BAL) 0.1IP,0H,0ER,K
Andy Ibáñez (DET) 4-0
Romy González (CHW) 1-0*
Yasmani Grandal (CHW) 4-1,HR,2RBI,2R
Óscar Luis Colas (CHW) 4-1,RBI
Randy Arozarena (TAM) 5-1
Zach Neto (LAA) 3-0*
Néstor Cortés Jr (NYY) 4.2IP,5H,7ER, 4BB,7K
Adolis García (TEX) 3-2,HR,RBI,3R
Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 4-1,2B,RBI
José Barrero (CIN) 2-1
Nolan Arenado (STL) 4-1
Miguel Vargas (LAD) 3-0,RBI
Yordan Álvarez (HOU) 3-1
José Abreu (HOU) 4-0

Nick Castellanos (PHI) 4-0*


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