After notching his 26th hold of the campaign Yennier Cano set a single season record for Cubans. Breaking the mark that his teammate Cionel Pérez set last year.
The flamethrowing right-hander a scoreless inning in relief, where he only gave up a hit and fanned one in Baltimore’s 6-1 victory over Toronto. His ERA descended to 1.89 on the season.
Adolis García collected a hit and knocked in a run during Texas’ 5-3 win over the White Sox’s. The outfielder from Ciego de Ávila, Cuba now has 86 runs batted in on the campaign leaving him second in MLB in that statistical category.
Dairon Blanco went 1-for-1 as a pinch-hitter, knocked in a run and scored twice to do his part in KC’s 9-2 thrashing of the Mets. The speedster saw his average rise to .240 on the campaign.
Yennier Canó, 97mph Sinker and 88mph Slider, Overlay pic.twitter.com/qOVNnNyfps
— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) August 3, 2023
Cuban action on the night:
Jorge Soler (MIA) 4-1
Yoan Moncada (CHW) 3-1,R
Oscar Colás (CHW) 4-2
Yasmani Grandal (CHW) 3-0,RBI
Adolis García (TEX) 4-1,RBI
Aroldis Chapman (TEX) 1.0IP,H,0ER,K
Dairon Blanco (KC) 1-1,RBI,2R
Yennier Cano (BAL) 1.0IP,H,0ER,K
Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 4-1
Yordan Álvarez (HOU) 3-1,R
José Abreu (HOU) 3-1,R
Aledmys Díaz (OAK) 3-1,2B
Nick Castellanos (PHI) 3-1,2R