Yennier Cano continues to dominate, but Baltimore falls to Tampa. (+Cuban MLB Report)

Although it was in a loss Yennier Cano threw a scoreless ninth to watch his ERA fall to 2.00 on the season. The right-hander from Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. The hurler leads MLB with 29 holds. The Cuban could be a candidate for the Rookie of the Year in the American League.

In 67 ⅓ innings the flamethrowing righty has a record of 1-3, six saves, 58 strikeouts, a 1.00 WHIP and opponents are hitting a paltry .227 against the pitcher. With numbers like this the young Cuban is definitely on a short list for top rookie honors.

For the winners Randy Arozarena swatted a key two-run triple in third inning to be the difference in Tampa Bay’s 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. The outfielder who is hitting a solid .280 in his last seven games is only eight runs batted in from establishing a career high for his career.

Cuban action on the evening:

Lourdes Gurriel Jr (ARI) 3-0

Yennier Cano (BAL) 1.0IP,0H,0ER

Yandy Díaz (TAM) 4-1,R

Randy Arozarena (TAM) 4-1,3B,2RBI

Luis Robert (CHW) 4-0

Yoan Moncada (CHW) 3-1,R

Tristón Casas (BOS) 6-1,RBI (**)*


** Doubleheader

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