“Yunito” goes yard in Arizona’s win. (+Cuban MLB Report)

Lourdes Gurriel Jr went yard for the 11th time on the season ,drove in a run and also scored a run to do his part in Arizona’s 6-3 win over Cleveland. The youngest of the Gurriel clan now has 40 runs batted in on the season.

Although Aroldis Chapman gave up a run via a hit, walked two and struck out three in an inning a work the Cuban lefty managed to win his second game of the season in Kansas City’s 10-9 victory over the Angels. Chapman watched his ERA ascend to 2.96 on the campaign. Dairon Blanco stole his first base of the season and scored a run to aid his countrymen’s cause. In five games with the Royals the speedster sports a .375 OBP.

Nick Martinez tossed an episode of relief without a allowing a run or a hit and striking out one in San Diego’s 2-0 shutout of Tampa. The Cuban-American right-hander now has 2.80 earned run average on the season.

Cuban action on the night:

Nick Fortes (MIA) 3-1,R*

Jorge Soler (MIA) 2-1,RBI

Adolis García (TEX) 3-2,R

Aledmys Díaz (OAK) 3-1

José Abreu (HOU) 4-1

Dairon Blanco (KC) 0-0,R,SB

Aroldis Chapman (KC) 1.0IP,H,ER,3K, 2BB

Nolan Arenado (STL) 5-0*

Yasmani Grandal (CHW) 2-0

Luis Robert (CHW) 6-1,RBI

Romy González (CHW) 0-0,PR*

J.D. Martínez (LAD) 4-1*

Miguel Vargas (LAD) 4-0

David Villar (SF) 1-1,2B,R*

Yandy Díaz (TAM) 3-1

Randy Arozarena (TAM) 4-0

Nick Martinez (SD) 1.0IP,0H,0ER,K*


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