Dominican starter Carlos Martínez grabbed the spotlight with his serpentine and starred in the Major Leagues by pitching the full path and getting his first career bleached as well as becoming the most prominent Latin American.
The offensive power was shown by Cuban ranger Yoenis Céspedes, who returned after a six-week injury absence and immediately made his presence felt by catching grand slam.
Martinez (5-5) threw the full route and scored the San Luis Cardinals’ 7-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
The striker got his first professional shutout as he worked through the nine innings, took four hits, walked and struck out 11 for the win.
Martinez surpassed 32 enemies, five more of the minimum, with 107 pitches, 69 were perfect, and left in 2.95 its effectiveness.
Cespedes, who hit seven home runs so far this season, hit a grand slam in the New York Mets’ 6-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
The Cuban slugger went 5-2 and threw the ball out of the park in the ninth when the house was full, responding to closer Luke Jackson’s pitch with one out in the episode.
Cespedes, who finished with four RBIs and reached 14 so far this season, left .279 his batting average.
Puerto Rican starter Jose Berríos worked just over five innings and the Minnesota Twins’ 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants was scored.
Berríos (5-1) threw five runs and one-third, allowed six hits, one run and two runs, walked three and struck out eight batters.
The boricua faced 26 batters with 97 pitches, 55 of strike and put in 2.84 its effectiveness.
His compatriot first baseman Kennys Vargas (6) contributed a solo homer in the fourth inning against starter Jeff Samardzija.
Another starter, Luis Severino pitched seven innings and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 16-3.
(5-2) worked seven innings, allowed two hits, solo homer, walked two and fanned out eight batters, faced 24 with 89 pitches, 66 perfect and left at 2.75 his effectiveness.
His compatriots, second baseman Starlin Castro (11) threw in the second against Chris Tillman, with two runners in circulation and one out.
While catcher Gary Sanchez (9) also contributed homer with a man based on the shots that made him closer Mike Wright.
Venezuelan catcher Salvador Perez made a comeback in the Kansas City Royals’ 12-6 victory over the San Diego Padres.
Perez (13) threw her in the eighth, solitary, against the Brad Hand relay, with no outs in the inning.
His compatriot the paracorto Alcides Escobar (1) threw the ball out of the park in the fifth episode, also a solo game, before the relay Craig Stammen.
Creole, first baseman Jose Pirela (1) from the start of the action sent the ball out of the park against opener Ian Kennedy without any runners in circulation or “outs” in the account.
Cuban-appointed hitter Kendrys Morales kicked off three home runs and the Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2.
Morales (12) flew in the fourth with a runner against the work of his compatriot starter Ariel Miranda.
The Venezuelan ranger Ezequiel Carrera (5) also pitched in the eighth, alone, against the relay Tony Zych.
While also Venezuelan, catcher Robinson Chirinos hit a three-run homer in the eleventh inning and scored the Texas Rangers’ 6-3 victory over the Washington Nationals in the interleague game.
Chirinos (7) connected with two ahead to define the blackboard of the ninth Texan, against closer Shawn Kelly, with two outs.
Venezuelan third baseman Hernán Pérez sent the ball out of the park for the Milwaukee Brewers, who lost 2-3 against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Perez (9) made contact with the ball in the fourth punishing episode to Zack Godley’s shipments, with one runner ahead and two outs in the inning.