Tristón Casas goes yard in Boston’s win. (+Cuban MLB Report)

Tristón Casas went yard for the 19th time on the season, a three-run shot in the fourth inning and scored on an occasion to lead Boston to a 5-2 win over Detroit. The Cuban-American slugger is hitting a robust .342 after the All-Star break.

Yandy Díaz and Randy Arozarena combined for three hit, two runs batted in and scored two runs to do their part in Tampa’s 9-8 win over Cleveland. The two sluggers now hit .318 and .256 respectively, Díaz is actually second in the American League in that statistical category.

Although Chicago fell to Milwaukee 9-7, Yoan Moncada collected two hits in five trips to the plate and knocked in a run via a single in the bottom of the first. The infielder is hitting a solid a .286 in his last seven games.

Cuban action on the evening:

Jorge Soler (MIA) 4-0

Nick Fortes (MIA) 3-0*

Yandy Díaz (TAM) 5-2,2B,RBI,R

Randy Arozarena (TAM) 4-1,2B,RBI,R

Johan Oviedo (PIT) 5.0IP,5H,6ER,4K,BB

Nick Castellanos (PHI) 4-3,2B,RBI,R*

Andy Ibáñez (DET) 2-0

Tristón Casas (BOS) 3-1,HR,3RBI,R

Yordan Álvarez (HOU) 4-0,RBI

Nolan Arenado (STL) 5-1,R

Dairon Blanco (KC) 0-0,R,2SB

Yoan Moncada (CHW) 5-2,2B,RBI

Yasmani Grandal (CHW) 3-0,RBI

Oscar Colas (CHW) 3-0,R

Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 3-0

Adolis García (TEX) 3-0

Julio Martínez (TEX) 3-0

Aroldis Chapman (TEX) 1.0IP,0H,0ER, 3K,BB


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