Yennier Cano tossed a scoreless ninth to notch his fifth save of the campaign in Baltimore’s 5-4 victory over Colorado. The right-hander from Ciego de Ávila, Cuba has sports a miniscule 1.80 ERA and has set a record for Cubans in a season with 28 holds, the hurler is also the league leader in MLB in that statistical category.
Yordan Álvarez swatted two hits in five at-bats and knocked in a run in to do his part in Houston’s win over Detroit 9-2. The “Cuban Giant” has driven in five runs in his last seven games.
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Jorge Soler went yard for the 34th time on the campaign, drove in a run and scored on another occasion, but his best efforts were not enough to save the Marlins from falling to the lowly Nationals 3-2. The slugger has hit eight homers in his last 15 games.
Adolis García connected on his 32 longball of the season and also scored two times in Texas’ 6-2 triumph versus Minnesota. The outfielder also drove in a run and is second amongst Cubans with 32 roundtrippers.
Cuban action on the night:
Jorge Soler (MIA) 4-1,HR,RBI,R
Yuli Gurriel (MIA) 0-0,DR**
Tristón Casas (BOS) 0-0,BB*
Dairon Blanco (KC) 3-1
Randy Arozarena (TAM) 3-1,2B
Yordan Álvarez (HOU) 5-2,RBI
Andy Ibáñez (DET) 0-0,DR**
Yennier Cano (BAL) 1.0IP,0H,0ER
Aledmys Díaz (OAK) 1-0
Luis Robert (CHW) 4-2,2(2B),R
Yoan Moncada (CHW) 3-1,HR,3RBI,R
Adolis García (TEX) 5-2,HR,RBI,2R
Julio Pablo Martínez (TEX) 0-0,BB
Aroldis Chapman (TEX) 1.0IP,0H, 0ER,BB,K
Nick Castellanos (PHI) 5-2,2B,HR,3RBI, 2R*
Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 5-0
** Defensive Replacement