Adeiny Hechavarria laced a two-run single in the second inning to collect his only on the night in five at-bats and also scored once on the evening to do his part in Long Island’s 9-3 win over Staten Island in the Atlantic League. The shortstop from Santiago de Cuba saw his batting average fall to .303 on the season.
Although Willie Escala did not get a hit in his three turns in the batters box, but he still managed to drive in a run in Sussex’s loss to Ottawa 9-6. The Cuban-American saw his average fall to .192 on the season.
In the American Association Daniel Pérez connected a hit in four trips to the plate and scored once in Sioux City 17-7 thrashing of Sioux Falls. The first baseman from Cienfuegos Cuba saw his average fall to .243 on the campaign.
HIGHLIGHTS: Big nights at the plate from Boog Powell, @Adeiny11, Alex Dickerson and @D_Cock15 led a nine-run attack for the Ducks offense last night! pic.twitter.com/kqGFnWLk1s
— Long Island Ducks (@LIDucks) May 24, 2023
Cuban action on the night:
Adeiny Hechavarria (LI) 5-1,2RBI,R
Alejandro Rivero (YOR) 4-1,R
Jorge Martínez (YOR) 2.2IP,8H,8ER,2BB, 2K
JC Escarra (GAS) 5-1*
Alex Toral (NJ) 4-1*
Willie Escala (SUX) 3-0,RBI*
Yanio Luis Pérez (LIN) 5-2
Daniel Pérez (SC) 4-1,R