Randy Arozarena and Yandy Díaz combined for four hits, two runs batted in and scored twice to lead Tampa Bay to a 6-5 win over Cleveland. Díaz now leads the American League with a .323 batting average, while Arozarena is hitting .269 over his last seven games and stroked a key ninth inning single to walk it off against the Guardians.
Nolan Arenado doubled in the third inning to drive in a run and do his part in St. Louis’ 5-4 victory over Kansas City. The Cuban-American infielder swatted three hits in total and is now hitting a solid .287 on the campaign.
Yordan Álvarez drove in a run and scored twice in four trips to the plate in Houston’s 11-3 thrashing of the Los Angeles Angels. The giant from Las Tunas, Cuba is hitting .278 and has now driven in 64 runs on the season.
Another day, another walkoff 😎 pic.twitter.com/f8TpBvusL3
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) August 12, 2023
Cuban action on the night:
Yuli Gurriel (MIA) 3-0
Tristón Casas (BOS) 4-1*
Andy Ibáñez (DET) 4-0
Yandy Díaz (TAM) 4-3,2 (2B),RBI,R
Randy Arozarena (TAM) 4-1,RBI,R
Nick Castellanos (PHI) 4-2*
Nolan Arenado (STL) 4-3,2B,RBI*
Dairon Blanco (KC) 0-0,PR
Yordan Álvarez (HOU) 4-1,RBI,2R
Yoan Moncada (CHW) 4-2,HR,RBI,R
Oscar Colás (CHW) 3-1
Yasmani Grandal (CHW) 3-0
Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 4-2
Adolis García (TEX) 5-2,2R
Cionel Pérez (BAL) 0.1IP,0H,0ER
Yennier Cano (BAL) 1.0IP,0H,0ER,
Raisel Iglesias (ATL) 1.0IP,H,0ER,2K