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MLB 2022 | Cuban Players News

Daily Major League Baseball (MLB) Cuban Players News for the 2022 season. A compendium from several MLB sources.



Luis Robert (Photo: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Apr 14, 2022


Yasmani Grandal is getting the day off Thursday.


Reese McGuire will start at catcher and hit seventh versus the Mariners and right-hander Logan Gilbert. Jose Abreu is at DH and Gavin Sheets will cover first base in the afternoon tilt at Guaranteed Rate Field.


Apr 13, 2022


Luis Robert homered for the second consecutive game on Wednesday, helping to power the White Sox to a 6-4 victory over the Mariners.



Robert went back-to-back with teammate Tim Anderson off of reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Robbie Ray in the seventh inning -- extending the White Sox lead to 6-3. It was his only hit in four at-bats on a cold and rainy night in Chicago. The 24-year-old rising superstar is off to a sizzling start, slashing .350/.381/.700 with two homers, three RBI and four stolen bases through five games.


Aledmis Díaz and Yuli Gurriel hitless on Wednesday.


Aledmis Díaz and Yuli Gurriel went 0-for-4 each in Houston's 3-2 defeat against Arizona in 10 innings on Wednesday afternoon. Gurriel struck-out once and Díaz twice, both having a difficult start of the 2022 season showing low batting averages of .167 and .150, respectively.


Lourdes Gurriel Jr. went 1-for-3 scoring go ahead run in the seventh.


Gurriel Jr. had a nice night at the plate scoring an important run in the seventh inning when the game was tied at 3-3. Gurriel went 1-for-3, walking one time against the New York Yankees on Toronto 6-4 win on Wednesday night. The young outfielder is having a low start of the season showing only four hits and 3 RBIs in 6 games and 24 AB for a poor .174 AVG.


Yandy Díaz had a great day.


The A's beat the Rays 4-2 on Wednesday night, and Yandy Díaz - batting fifth - had his best game of the new season. Díaz went 3-for-4 with a run, improving his batting average to .267. Later in the game he was replaced by PH Taylor Walls, and will lead off on Thursday final game of the series.


Yordan Alvarez (illness) remains out of the Astros' starting lineup on Wednesday.


Alvarez caught a stomach bug that has been traveling around the Astros' clubhouse. A few coaches are also currently affected. Michael Brantley will DH and hit second Wednesday afternoon against the Diamondbacks and right-handed starter Merrill Kelly. Aledmys Diaz, Chas McCormick, and Kyle Tucker are in the outfield.


Apr 12, 2022


Guillermo Heredia scored three times


Heredia went 1-for-4 with a double, a walk, three runs and an RBI in Tuesday's win 16-4 over the Nationals. Heredia made most of his first start of the season, but he's unlikely to see a major uptick in opportunities as a result. he filled in in right field for Eddie Rosario due to the Nationals bringing lefty Patrick Corbin to the hill.