Adolis García swatted a double in four trips to the plate and knocked in two runs to lead Texas to an 8-4 win over Tampa. The slugger who now has 54 RBIs on the campaign is second in MLB in this statistical category, second only to his countrymen Yordan Álvarez.
Johan Oviedo had his sixth quality start of the season and second in a row, but that was not enough to prevent Pittsburgh from falling 5-1 to the Mets. The right-hander from Havana tossed six innings of four hit two-run ball to watch his ERA descend to 4.16 on the campaign.
.@AdolisJose = clutch!
— Texas Rangers (@Rangers) June 10, 2023
Although the Cardinals fell 8-4 to the Cincinnati Reds Nolan Arenado connected on his 13th longball on the season and his second homerun in as many nights. The Cuban-American third baseman also saw his average jump to .276 and augmented his RBI total to 44 on the campaign.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr went yard for the 10th time on the season, a three-run shot in the eighth to be the catalyst in Arizona’s 5-0 blanking of the Tigers. Th outfielder from Sancti Spíritus, Cuba haa hit .305 over his last 15 games and now has 38 runs batted in on the season.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. with a 3-run blast! pic.twitter.com/uuvBwSZYyx
— Talkin’ Baseball (@TalkinBaseball_) June 10, 2023
Cuban action on the night:
Adolis García (TEX) 4-1,2B,2RBI,BB,2K
Yandy Díaz (TAM) 4-0,BB,K
Randy Arozarena (TAM) 2-1,R,2BB
Aledmys Díaz (OAK) 4-3,2B,RBI
Andy Ibáñez (DET) 1-0,(.172)
JD Martínez (LAD) 4-1,R,HR,3RBI *
Miguel Vargas (LAD) 1-0,(.230)
Zach Neto (LAA) 3-2,R*
Yuli Gurriel (MIA) 5-0,R,RBI
Jorge Soler (MIA) 3-3,R,BB,SB
Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 4-1,R,HR,3RBI
Nick Castellanos (PHI) 3-0,K*
Nolan Arenado (STL) 4-2,R,HR,RBI*
José Abreu (HOU) 5-2,R,HR,3RBI
Triston Casas (BOS) 3-0,BB*
Luis Robert Jr (CHW) 4-0,K
Yoan Moncada (CHW) 4-1,2B
Yasmani Grandal (CHW) 3-1,2B
Cionel Pérez (BAL) 1.2IP,H,0R,0BB,K
Nick Martínez (SDP) 1.0IP,H,0R,BB,ERA*
Johan Oviedo (PIT) 6.1IP,4H,2R,2ER, 2BB,5K