José Abreu knocks in two in Houston’s win. (+Cuban MLB Report)

As we near the All-Star Game José Abreu seems to finally be coming into his own and finding his way in Houston’s lineup. In yesterday’s 6-5 win versus the Dodgers the slugging first baseman went yard for the fifth time on the campaign and knocked in two runs.

Although the native of Mal Tiempo, Cuba is not having his best season he has still managed to drive in 36 runs on the season and has hit .306 in his last 15 contests.

Yandy Díaz continues to have a career year, in yesterday’s the first baseman collected four hits in as many at-bats and scored a run to do his part in Tampa’s 3-1 victory over Kansas City. Díaz post a sterling .922 OPS and is now hitting a robust .316 on the campaign.

Luis Robert went yard twice on the day and drove in three of the four runs in Chicago’s 4-1 triumph over the Boston Redsox. The outfielder who now has 21 longballs on the season has now homered four times in his last seven games.

Cuban action on the night:

Adolis García (TEX) 5-0,3K,(.258)

Yandy Díaz (TAM) 4-4,R,(.316)

Randy Arozarena (TAM) 4-0,K,(.292)

Aledmys Díaz (OAK) 3-0,BB,2K,(.206)

Dairon Blanco (KCR) 3-0,2K,(.242)

Andy Ibáñez (DET) 4-0,2K,(.231)

JD Martínez (LAD) 4-1,K,(.254)*

Miguel Vargas (LAD) 1-0,(.201)

Yuli Gurriel (MIA) 4-2,2B,RBI,(.269)

Jorge Soler (MIA) 1-0,(.247)

Nick Fortes (MIA) 3-0,K,(.233)*

Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 4-1,K,(.275)

Nick Castellanos (PHI) 4-0,BB,3K,(.313)*

Nolan Arenado (STL) 4-0,2K,(.268)*

José Abreu (HOU) 5-2,R,HR,2RBI,K,(.232)

Triston Casas (BOS) 3-0,K,(.218)*

Luis Robert Jr (CHW) 4-3,2R,2HR,3RBI,(.269)

Yasmani Grandal (CHW) 2-1,(.262)

Johan Oviedo (PIT) 7.0IP,6H(HR),R,ER, 0BB,6K,ERA 4.06 (L 3-8)

Aroldis Chapman (KCR) 1.0IP,0H,0ER, 0BB,2K,ERA 2.63
-Raisel Iglesias (ATL) 1.0IP,2H,0R,0BB, K,ERA 4.57 (Save 12mo).


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