José Abreu drives in two in Houston’s victory. (+Cuban MLB Report)

José Abreu knocked in two runs via a single in the first inning and ground in the seventh to lead the Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Giants. The slugger from Mal Tiempo, Cuba is hitting a mediocre .235 but has driven in 13 runs on the season placing him second on his team in this category.

Although the Phillies were drubbed by the Dodgers 13-4, Nick Castellanos still drove in two runs via a single in the fifth. The Cuban-American slugger watched his average jump .319 ans has now knocked in 19 runs on the season. Over his last 15 games Castellanos is hitting a robust .350.

For the victors, Miguel Vargas drove in a run and scored even though he went 0-for-4. Although he is hitting a miniscule .202 the rookie infielder sports a .346 on base percentage.

Cuban action on the night:

Tristón Casas (BOS) 3-0,R*

David Villar (SF) 4-0*

Yordan Álvarez (HOU) 2-0,CA

José Abreu (HOU) 4-1,2RBI

José Barrero (CIN) 3-0

Nick Castellanos (PHI) 4-2,2RBI*

Miguel Vargas (LAD) 4-0,RBI,R

* Cuban-American

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