Yoelqui Céspedes homers,but Birmingham falls.(+Cuban MiLB Report)

Yoelqui Céspedes deposited his third ball of the season in the stands, drove in a run and scored on another occasion, but his best efforts couldn’t prevent Birmingham from dropping the game 5-3 to the Chattanooga Lookouts. The youngest of the Céspedes clan saw his average stay a .244 on the season.

Andy Pagés also went yard yesterday in game for the third time, banged out three hits, knocked in two runs and also scored on two occasions to be a key figure in Tulsa’s 9-2 victory over San Antonio. The outfielder from Pinar del Río, Cuba is now hitting a solid .274 and has driven in 19 runs on the campaign.

In Advanced A ball Alexander Vargas went yard and drove in all three runs for the Hudson Valley Renegades in their 3-1 win over Wilmington Blue Rocks. The Cuban shortstop now has five roundtrippers on the year and has knocked in 12 runs, all while watching his average jump to .263 on the campaign.


Dairon Blanco (Royals) 4-1,2RBI,SB (.260)

Yolbert Sánchez (Whitesox) 1-0,(.205)

Eddy Álvarez (Brewers) 4-3,2R (.370)

Julio Pablo Martínez (Rangers) 3-1,2B, 2RBI (.350)

Joe Pérez (Astros) 4-1,(.207)

Rubén Cárdenas (Tampa) 5-2,R (.298)*

Aramis García (Phillies) 4-2,HR,RBI,R (.120)

Diosbel Arias (Texas) 3-1,2R (.269)

Rangel Ravelo (Padres) 4-1

Preston Palmiero (Angels) 5-2,RBI,SB

Óscar Colas (Whitesox) 4-1,RBI (.211)

Edgar Quero (Angels): 4-1, R, 2B, RBI, BB, (.300)

Andy Pagés (Dodgers): 4-3, 2R, HR, 2RBI, BB (.274)

César Prieto (Orioles): 5-2, R, 2B (.361)

Yoelqui Céspedes (White Sox): 4-2, R, HR, RBI, (.244)

Eddy Díaz (Colorado): 2-0, 3R, 3BB, (.161)

Bryan Lavastida (Cleveland): 4-2, R, HR, RBI, BB (.190)*

Víctor Mesa Jr. (Marlins): 4-1, SB (.291)

Luis Avilés Jr (Padres): 3-0, R, BB, K (.172)

Orlando Martínez (Angels): 4-1, K (.337)

Lázaro Armenteros (Oakland): 3-2, R, (.375)

Rolando Espinosa (Houston): 3-0, R, 2BB, 3K (.000)

Jorge Oña (Padres): 4-2, 2 2B, RBI, (.163)

Randy Labaut (Cleveland): 2.2 IP, 4H, 2ER, 2BB, 5K (1.04)

Edgar Escobar (Cardinals): 4.1 IP, H, 0ER, BB, 6K (6.46), W (4-2)


Roberto Campos (Detroit): 3-0, (.253)

Alexander Vargas (Yankees): 4-2, R, HR, 3RBI (.263)

Yiddi Cappé (Marlins): 3-0,R,BB,, SB (.289)

Juan Carlos Negret (Kansas): 4-1,R,HR, RBI,3K (.182)

Yanquiel Fernández (Rockies): 5-1, R, HR, RBI,(.242)

Yordys Valdés (Cleveland): 3-1,RBI, (.329)

Geisel Cepeda (Texas): 2-0,BB,(.232)

Daysbel Hernández (Braves): 1.0IP,3K (8.44)

Nelson Álvarez (Tampa): 2.0 IP, BB, 4K (2.63)*

Félix Stevens (Cubs) 4-1,2B, (.286)

Cristian More (Cubs) 4-0,(.222)

Sandro Gastón (Astros) 4-0, (.172)

Narbe Cruz (Astros) 4-1,RBI, (.234)

Omar Hernández (Royals) 4-0,BB, (.217)

Yassel Pino (Reds) 3-0,2BB, (.192)

Andy Pérez (Rockies) 5-1,(.255)

Lázaro Benítez (Tigers) 4-2,R,RBI,(.433)

Julio Rodríguez(Giants) 0.2IP,2H,4R, 2ER,4BB,2SO,(8.10)

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