Yandy Díaz collected three hits, drove in two runs and scored twice to lead Tampa Bay in their 10-6 triump over Detroit. The infielder saw his average rise to .315 on the season leaving second in the American League in that statistical category.
Adolis García went yard for the 29th time on the season, knocked in and scored on two occasions to aid in Texas’ 6-0 blanking of Miami. The Cuban slugger is hitting .391 and hit four homeruns in his last seven games.
Yandy is casually crushing the ball this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/R011nHsdTa
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) August 6, 2023
Cionel Pérez notched his fourth victory after tossing 1⅓ innings in relief in Baltimore’s 2-0 over the Mets. The lefty from Matanzas, Cuba is 2-0 and has posted a 1.42 ERA in his last seven games.
Yordan Álvarez hit his 21st longball of the season and went yard for the second time in three games, all while driving in two runs to do his part in Houston’s 9-7 win over the Yankees. The native of Las Tunas, Cuba has now hit six roundtrippers and driven in 11 runs in his last 15 games.
Tied for most home runs in any visiting stadium. pic.twitter.com/DHC3vnkjFJ
— Houston Astros (@astros) August 6, 2023
Cuban action on the night:
Yuli Gurriel (MIA) 3-2,2B
Jorge Soler (MIA) 3-0
Adolis García (TEX) 4-2,HR,RBI,2R
Yoan Moncada (CHW) 5-0
Luis Robert (CHW) 4-1,3B,RBI,R
Yasmani Grandal (CHW) 4-1
Oscar Colás (CHW) 4-1,R
Cionel Pérez (BAL) 1.1IP,0H,0ER,K
Tristón Casas (BOS) 3-1,HR,RBI,R*
Nick Castellanos (PHI) 4-1,HR,2RBI,R*
Carlos Rodón (NYY) 2.2IP,3H,5ER,5K, 2BB*
Yordan Álvarez (HOU) 4-1,HR,RBI,2R
José Abreu (HOU) 4-0
Andy Ibáñez (DET) 4-2,RBI
Yandy Díaz (TAM) 5-3,2B,HR,2RBI,3R
Randy Arozarena (TAM) 4-1,RBI,R
Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 5-3,2B,RBI
Johan Oviedo (PIT) 7.0IP,2H,0ER,6K, 3BB
Nolan Arenado (STL) 3-1*