José Abreu goes yard, but Houston falls to Tampa. (+Cuban MLB Report)

José Abreu went yard for the ninth time on the season and knocked in two runs, but his best efforts couldn’t save Houston from a 4-3 loss to Tampa. The slugger who has now knocked in 53 runs on the season is also hitting .276 over the last month.

Raisel Iglesias tossed a scoreless ninth inning in which he struck out a batter to notch his 19th save on the campaign and preserve Atlanta’s 10-7 win over Milwaukee. The right- hander saw his ERA fall to 3.82 on the season.

Luis Robert hit his 29th longball of the season, a solo shot in the first inning of the Whitesox’s 3-0 blanking of tge Guardians. The outfielder from Ciego de Ávila, Cuba snapped a slump that saw him hitting .172 in his last seven games.

Cuban action on the night:
Adolis García (TEX) 4-1,2K,(.259)
Yandy Díaz (TAM) 3-0,RBI,K,(.315)
Randy Arozarena (TAM) 2-0,R,2BB,SB,(.262)
Aledmys Díaz (OAK) 4-0,R,K,(.206)
Dairon Blanco (KCR) 0-0,(.233)
Andy Ibáñez (DET) 5-1,RBI,K,(.236)
JD Martínez (LAD) 5-2,2B,RBI,K,(.262)*
Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 4-0,K,(.249)
Yuli Gurriel (MIA) 4-1,R,K,(.265)
Jorge Soler (MIA) 4-1,2R,(.240)
Nick Fortes (MIA) 3-1,K,(.214)*
Nick Castellanos (PHI) 4-0,3K,(.278)*
Nolan Arenado (STL) 4-0,2K,(.284)*
José Abreu (HOU) 4-1,R,HR,2RBI,(.242)
Yordan Álvarez (HOU) 4-1,R,2K,(.279)
Triston Casas (BOS) 4-2,R,2B,HR,2RBI,(.256)*
Luis Robert Jr (CHW) 4-1,R,HR,RBI,K,(.267)
Oscar Colás (CHW) 3-1,RBI,BB,(.218)
Raisel Iglesias (ATL) 1.0IP,0H,0ER, K,ERA 3.82
Nick Martínez (SDP) 1.0IP,0H,0ER, 2K,ERA 3.79
Yennier Cano (BAL) 0.2IP,H,0ER, BB,ERA 1.80


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