Yadiel Hernández goes yard in Monterrey’s win. (+Mexican League Report)

Yadiel Hernández went yard for the fourth time on the campaign, a solo shot in the eighth inning and also knocked in a run with a sac fly in the fifth to do his part in Monterrey’s 8-7 win over Dos Laredos in extra innings. The outfielder saw his average rise to .321 on the season.

Maikel Serrano also deposited a ball in the seats for the second time on the season to be a catalyst in Tabasco’s 8-1 thrashing of Guadalajara. For the native of Pinar del Río it was his 14th RBI on the season. Roel Santos also got in the act with a hit, two runs batted in and a run scored in five trips to the plate. The speedster saw his average fall to .282 on the campaign.

Henry Urrutia did his part by collecting three hits, driving in a run and also scoring a run in Saltillo’s duplicate 5-3 victories in their twin billing with Oaxaca. The reigning league batting champion is now hitting a solid .299 on the season.

Cuban action on the night:

Yadir Drake (RF) 5-2, R, Ave .355 (Leones)

Lázaro Alonso (DH) 4-1, 2 R, K, Ave 0.74 (Leones)

Roel Santos (LF) 5-1, 2 RBI, 2 R, K, Ave .282 (Olmecas)

Maikel Serrano (1B) 4-1, HR, RBI, R, Ave .250 (Olmecas)

Yadiel Hernández (LF) 3-1, Hr, 2 RBI, R, Ave .327 (Sultanes)

Henry Urrutia (1B) 1er juego 8-3,RBI,R K, Ave .299 (Saraperos)**

Yunesky Larduet (LF) 3-0, K, Ave .303 (Piratas)

Peter O’Brien (LF) 2-0, Ave .388 (Pericos)*

Luis Medina (CF) 2-0, 2 K, Ave .167 (Pericos)

Félix Pérez (DH) 4-0, R, 2 K, Ave .263 (Toros)



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