Alejandro Rivero goes yard in York’s victory. (+Independent League Report)

Alejandro Rivero went yard for the first time on the season and drove in four runs to lead the York Revolution to a 10-4 drubbing of the Lancaster Barnstormers. The infielder is now hitting a robust .444 on the campaign also collected three hits on the evening and sports a marvelous 1.212 OPS.

JC Escarra swatted two hits in five trips to the plate and scored a run to do his part in Gastonia’s 11-6 victory over Southern Maryland. The Miami native has been massacring the Atlantic League pitching to the tune of a .381 batting average.

Cuban action on the night:

Alejandro Rivero (YOR) 5-3,HR,4RBI, R

Adeiny Hechavarria (LI) 5-0,RBI

JC Escarra (GAS) 5-2,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)

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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