Guillermo Heredia hit his 7th homerun of the year in the 7th inning of SSG’s 12-1 thrashing of the Lotte Giants. The outfielder also drove in two runs and scored twice, but his average fell to .333 on the campaign. Heredia still leads the KBO in batting and is also tied for the league lead with 45 runs batted in.
Heredia who was a key offseason acquisition for the Landers has paid dividends with the lumber and is also sixth in the Korean Baseball Organization with a .882 OPS.
Avg: .335 (1)
RBI: 45 (1)
OBP: .395 (6)
OPS: .882 (6)
SLG: .487 (6)
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In the NPB Ariel Martínez went 0-for-3, with two strikeouts and was hit by a pitch , in the Nippon Ham Fighters’ 2-1 win over the Chunichi Dragons. His average dropped to .255. The Cuban catcher also sports a robust .361 OBP on the campaign.
Cuban action on the night:
Ariel Martínez (NH) 3-0
Pedro Revilla (CD) 3-1*
Guillermo Heredia (SSG) 5-1,HR,2RBI,2R
No Cuban action