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:
Osvaldo Hernández RHP ( Fargo Moorehead)
Daniel Pérez IF ( Sioux City)
Lester Madden OF (Gary)
Yanio Luis Pérez IF-OF (Lincoln)
Yoel Yanqui IF-OF (Evansville)
Alex Toral IF ( New Jersey)*
Adán Fernández OF (Quebec)*
Willie Escala IF (Sussex) *