Adeiny Hechavarria knocks in two in Long Island’s win. (+Independent League Report)

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.

Cuban action on the night:

Atlantic League:

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*

Frontier League:

Alex Toral (NJ) 4-1*

Willie Escala (SUX) 3-0,RBI*

American Association:

Yanio Luis Pérez (LIN) 5-2

Daniel Pérez (SC) 4-1,R


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