By Juan Paez
After losing the first two games of the series, the Toronto Blue Jays had to win on Sunday to avoid a sweep by the New York Yankees and close the gap with New Yorkers in the American League East. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. He understood this perfectly and that is why he contributed greatly to the victory of the Canadians with a score of 10×9 on Sunday afternoon as part of Father’s Day.
The Cuban outfielder released the fifth Grand Slam of his career to reach four home runs this season. His grand slam was the product of an impressive swing off a 99.3 mph sinker from reliever Miguel Castro. The result was a rocket to bring his club closer to 8×7 on the board.
In total, Gurriel Jr. went 1-4, with four RBIs (29), one run scored and one strikeout. His average was .271 and he is batting .350 so far in June, the product of 21 hits in 60 legal at-bats with the bat.
Moving on to the game that the Washington Nationals won 9×3 against the Philadelphia Phillies, Jadiel Hernandez he helped the people of the capital and it seems that he is beginning to turn on the offensive again.
The left fielder, ranked eighth against the Quakers, tripled for the first time since May 3. On this occasion, Hernández went 3-for-4, with his tenth double of the year, his 25th RBI and two runs scored (.272). In his last five games, he has six hits in 16 valid chances.
Robert STARTED THE ENGINES
Although the Chicago White Sox fell 4×3 to the Houston Astros, louis robert he had another good performance against the sidereals. This Saturday, the Pantera doubled in four valid chances, with his seventh double, a single, his 29th, a run scored and a strikeout.
With this performance, Robert reached 10 games with at least one hit, a string in which he holds a batting average of .333 (45-15), with a pair of doubles and nine made.
Also for the White Sox, Joseph Abreu he was unlucky on four official chances (.263), while Yulieski Gurriel also went 0-for-4 (.222).
This is how it went for the rest of the Cubans who saw action this Sunday in the Major Leagues
Jose Adolis Garcia (Texas Rangers) does not stop hitting and this time he went 4-1, with his charter (45), a run scored, a strikeout and his eleventh stolen base of the year (.253).
For the Tampa Bay Rays, Yandy Diaz he went 0-3, with a walk and a strikeout (.275) His partner Randy Arozarena he was unlucky on four valid chances and swallowed three chocolates (.253).
Raisel Iglesias (Angels) pitched 1.0 shutouts, striking out, against the Mariners to lower his ERA to 4.07.
Elias Roenis (Seattle Mariners) struck out a slugger in a 1.0-inning, lowering his ERA to 3.52.)
Cionel Perez (Baltimore Orioles) scored his eighth hold in 0.2 innings, with one hit allowed, against the Rays (1.31 ERA).
For the San Diego Padres, Adrian Morejon he allowed a home run, two hits and two earned runs in 1.1 acts against the Rockies (5.40 ERA).
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