Yanio Luis Pérez hit his first bomb of the season, a three-run jack in the eighth inning to seal Lincoln’s 8-0 blanking of Fargo-Moorehead. The ex-Rangers prospect is now hitting. 250 and drive in his first three runs of the season.
JC Escarra homered twice and knocked in three runs to be the catalyst in Gastonia’s 8-5 victory over Frederick. The Cuban-American slugger saw his average raise to a robust .351 and also sports a sterling 1.076 OPS.
Adeiny Hechavarria hit his fifth longball of the season, drove in a run and scored twice to lead Long Island to a 6-4 win over Staten Island in the Atlantic League. The shortstop from Santiago de Cuba saw his average stay at .304 and now has 20 runs batted in on the season with the league’s top 10 in this category.
Yanio Perez: CRUSHED. 🔥#Saltdogs | #UnleashTheFun pic.twitter.com/56ljwqSvuJ
— Lincoln Saltdogs (@saltdogsball) May 25, 2023
Cuban action on the night:
Adeiny Hechavarria (LI) 3-1,HR,RBI,2R
Alejandro Rivero (YOR) 4-3,2(2B),2R
JC Escarra (GAS) 5-2,2HR,3RBI,2R*
Alex Toral (NJ) 0-0,R,4BB*
Adán Fernández (QUE) 4-1*
Daniel Pérez (SC) 4-0
Yanio Luis Pérez (LIN) 4-1,HR,3RBI, R