Adeiny Hechavarria knocks in four in Long Island’s rout. (+Independent League Report)

Adeiny Hechavarria went yard for the first time on the season and also drove in four runs in between in his two other hits on the night in Long Island’s 13-4 triumph over Staten Island. The is heating up after a slow start and is now hitting .294 on the young campaign. The four runs he knocked were his firsts on the season.

Out of the five hits that Hechavarria has on the season three (HR,2(2B) of them have been for extra bases. The infielder also sport and OPS of .922 on the year.

Alejandro Rivero swatted a double and scored a run in four trips to the plate in York’s 7-2 loss to Lancaster. The native of Matanzas,Cuba is now hitting .385 on the season. Rivero is also slashing .500/.462/.962 on the season.

Cuban action on the night:

Alejandro Rivero ( YOR) 4-1,2B,R

Adeiny Hechavarria (LI) 4-3,HR,4RBI,R

JC Escarra (GAS) 3-0,R

The two other major independient league begin ( Frontier League, May 10th) and (American Association, May 11th). Below are the Cubans set to play in those leagues:

American Association:

Osvaldo Hernández RHP ( Fargo Moorehead)

Daniel Pérez IF ( Sioux City)

Willie Abreu OF (Sioux Falls)*

Lester Madden OF (Gary)

Yanio Luis Pérez IF-OF (Lincoln)

Frontier League:

Yoel Yanqui IF-OF (Evansville)

Alex Toral IF ( New Jersey)*

Adán Fernández OF (Quebec)*

Willie Escala IF (Sussex) *


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