Guillermo Heredia hit his 11th longball in the second inning of SSG’s 6-5 loss to Samsung. The outfielder also knocked in two runs and scored on an occasion to saw his average rise to .333 on the campaign, leaving him second in the KBO in that category.
Heredia has know swatted over 100 hits and sports a robust .392 OBP on the season. The Cuban has definitely been a key addition to the club’s offense via the free agent market.
In Japan Ariel Martinez singled twice in three trips to the plate, scored twice, drove in a run and walked 2, raising his average to .251 on the season and play his part in Nippon-Ham’s 9-5 victory over Rakuten.
Dayán Viciedo went 1-for-4, with a single and a strikeout, to keep his average at .229 in Chunichi’s 2-1 loss to DeNA. The slugger from Villa Clara, Cuba is having by far his worse season in the land of the rising sun.