Titanic Arozarena homerun is key in Rays’ win. (+Cuban MLB Report)

Randy Arozarena launched a 448 foot homerun, the longest of his career, drove in a run and also scored on an occasion during his five trips to the plate to help Tampa down Minnesota 5-4. The diminutive but powerful outfielder now has a career him in longballs and has his third straight 20 homerun season.

Yandy Díaz also helped the cause driving in two runs via a second inning double. The first baseman is second in the American League with a .324 average on the season. Diaz who was an All-Star is having a career year at the plate.

Yordan Álvarez went yard for the 27th on the campaign, a three-run shot in the third inning, key hit in Houston’s 6-2 win over Oakland. The giant over Las Tunas, Cuba is hitting a robust .412 over his last 15 games, the slugger has also now driven in 88 runs on the season.

Cuban action on the night:

Nick Fortes (MIA) 3-0*

Randy Arozarena (TAM) 5-2,HR,RBI,R

Yandy Díaz (TAM) 4-2,2B,2RBI

Zach Neto (LAA) 4-1,R*

Andy Ibáñez (DET) 4-2

Nick Castellanos (PHI) 4-1*

Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 4-2,2B

Yordan Álvarez (HOU) 4-1,HR,3RBI,R

Luis Robert (CHW) 4-0

Yasmani Grandal (CHW) 2-1,RBI

Yoan Moncada (CHW) 4-1,2B,R

J.D. Martínez (LAD) 4-0*

Nick Martínez (SD) 1.0IP,H,0ER*


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