Abreu goes yard in Houston’s loss. (+Cuban MLB Report)

José Abreu swatted his 12th longball of the season and drove in a run in a Houston’s 6-2 defeat at the hands of the Yankees. The slugger from Mal Tiempo, Cuba now has 63 RBIs on the campaign and has knocked in seven runs in his last seven games.

For the winners, Carlos Rodón tossed five innings of three-hit, two-run ball to notch his second victory of the season. The Cuban-American lefty struck out four on the evening and also saw his ERA descend to 5.70 on the campaign.

Randy Arozarena laced a run-scoring double in the first inning to set the tone for the Rays offense, but Tampa still fell to Cleveland 3-2. The outfielder is hitting a solid .304 in his last seven games.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr deposited his 21st ball of the season in the seats and knocked in two runs to due his part in Arizona’s 4-2 win over Baltimore. The youngest of the Gurriel clan is having a banner year, the outfielder has driven in 70 runs and slugging .463

Cuban action on the evening:

Yuli Gurriel (MIA) 1-0

Nick Fortes (MIA) 0-0, DR* (**)

Yandy Díaz (TAM) 4-0

Randy Arozarena (TAM) 3-1,2B,RBI

Adolis García (TEX) 3-0

Tristón Casas (BOS) 4-1*

Dairon Blanco (KC) 1-0

Luis Robert (CHW) 3-1,RBI

Yoan Moncada (CHW) 4-1

Oscar Colás (CHW) 4-0

Yasmani Grandal (CHW) 1-0

José Abreu (HOU) 4-1,HR,RBI,R

Yordan Álvarez (HOU) 1-0

Carlos Rodón (NYY) 5.0IP,3H 2ER,BB, 4K*

Nick Castellanos (PHI) 4-0*

Nolan Arenado (STL) 4-0*

Cionel Pérez (BAL) 0.1IP,0H,0ER

Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 3-1,HR,2RBI,R

Aledmys Díaz (OAK) 4-1,HR,RBI,R

Nick Martinez (SD) 2.0IP,H,0ER,2K*

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