Roenis Elías is masterful and Guillermo Heredia is perfect in SSG’s win. ( +Asian League Report)

Roenis Elías pitched he gave up just three hits in seven innings pitched to notch his third win of the season in the KBO. For the left-hander it was his third straight quality start on the campaign and SSG downed KT 8-1. Elías who fanned seven watched his ERA fall to fall to 3.32 on the season.

His countrymen and teammate Guillermo Heredia also helped out the cause with five hits in as many at bats, an RBI and two runs scored to watch his average jump to a league leading .335 on the season.

In the NPB Dayán Viciedo hit his second home run of the season and a double in three at-bats on Tuesday, the slugger also scored twice and drove in a run in the the Chunichi Dragons’ 7-0 win over the Chiba Lotte Marines at the Vantelin Dome in Nagoya. The first baseman from Villa Clara, who had not left the yard since May 25, raised his average to .232 and his total RBIs to 5 on the campaign.

Ariel Martinez doubled and singled in five trips to the plate and drove in a run, but his efforts were insufficient to prevent the Nippon Ham Fighters’ 5-3 loss to the DeNA Stars at Yokohama Stadium. The catcher from Matanzas, Cuba who has driven in four runs in his last four games, raised his average to .264 and his total RBIs to 20 on the season.

In the CPBL Elían Leyva tossed six innings and gave up two runs via six hits and struck out three to win his fourth game on the campaign. The right-hander watched his ERA descend to 2.96 and Rakuten defeated Fubon 7-3.

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