Dayán Viciedo homers in Chunichi’s win. (+Asian League Report)

Dayán Viciedo hit his first home run of the season this Thursday and a singled in five trips to the plate. The slugger also drove in knocked in three runs to command Chunichi’s 8-2 victory over the Hiroshima Carpas at the Mazda Stadium in that city.

The first baseman from Villa Clara, Cuba had not gone yard since September 27, 2022, raised his average to .250 and his RBIs total to 4.

Ariel Martinez hit his sixth homer of the year in four at-bats and drove in two runs to do his part in Nippon Ham’s 5-1 win over the SoftBank Hawks at Es Con Field in Hokkaido.

The first baseman hit a longball for the second time in three games. Martínez maintained his average at .245 and increased his total runs batted in on the season to 12.

The only other Cuban to see action in Cuba today was Guillermo Heredia who went 0-for-4 in SSG’s 8-3 loss to LG. The outfielder is now hitting .317 on tge season.

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