August 17, 2015 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

The Carolina League, Midwest League, and New York-Penn League (due to their All-Star Break) all were off on Monday.

National League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Isan Diaz, SS – Rookie Missoula (ARI) – Pioneer League – 19 yo;
    • 4-4, HR (8), 2 2B, 2R, RBi 

National League: 

  • Jonathan Morales, C – GCL Braves (ATL) – Rookie Gulf Coast League – 20 yo;
    • 2-3, HR (4), 2B, 2R, 2RBi 
  • Kevin Kaczmarski, LF – Rookie Kingsport (NYM) – Appalachian League – 23 yo;
    • 3-4, HR (3), 3B (2), 2R, RBi, SB (16) 
  • Daniel Spingola, LF – AZL Cubs (CHC) – Rookie Arizona League – 22 yo;
    • 2-3, 3B (1), 2B, 2R, 3RBi, SB (1) 
  • Jeremias Portorreal, RF – DSL Pirates (PIT) – Dominican Summer League – 18 yo;
    • 2-5, HR (1), R, 4RBi, K 
  • Ryan McMahon, 3B – HiA Modesto (COL) – California League – 20 yo;
    • 3-5, 2 HR (16), 2B, 3R, 4RBi 
  • Troy Stein, C – HiA Modesto (COL) – California League – 23 yo;
    • 1-2, HR (3), R, 3RBi, 2BB 
  • Luis Asuncion, DH – DSL Padres (SD) – Dominican Summer League – 18 yo;
    • 3-5, HR (4), 2R, 3RBi, K 

 

American League – Top Hitter of the Day

  • Francisco Rodriguez, DH – DSL Blue Jays (TOR) – Dominican Summer League – 20 yo;
    • 3-5, 2 HR (9), 2R, 6RBi, BB 

American League: 

  • Adony Tucen, RF – DSL Orioles1 (BAL) – Dominican Summer League – 20 yo;
    • 2-4, HR (1/2), 3B (1/1), R, 4RBi, K 
  • Carlos Vidal, CF – Rookie Pulaski (NYY) – Appalachian League – 19 yo;  (2014 Org. All-Star)
    • 3-4, 2B, 2R, 3RBi, 2BB, K 
  • Allen Valerio, 3B – Rookie Pulaski (NYY) – Appalachian League – 22 yo;
    • 3-6, HR (10), R, 4RBi, 3K 
  • Norberto Obeso, LF – DSL Blue Jays (TOR) – Dominican Summer League – 20 yo;
    • 2-3, 3B (4), 4R, 2RBi, 3BB 
  • Daniel Mendick, DH – AZL White Sox (CWS) – Rookie Arizona League – 21 yo;
    • 2-4, HR (5), 2R, 3RBi, K 
  • Aaron Sayers, 3B – GCL Tigers (DET) – Rookie Gulf Coast League – 21 yo;
    • 5-9, 3R, 2BB
    • The Melbourne, Australia native collected 11 plate appearances in what was a 6-5, 24 inning marathon loss to the GCL Blue Jays
  • Corey Toups, 2B – LoA Lexington (KC) – South Atlantic League – 22 yo;  (2015 “One to Watch”)
    • 2-4, HR (7), 2B, R, RBi, BB, 2K, SB (31) 
  • Cristopher Luciano, 1B – DSL Astros Blue (HOU) – Dominican Summer League – 19 yo;
    • 1-2, HR (4), 2R, 3RBi, BB, SB (11) 
  • B.J. Boyd, LF – HiA Stockton (OAK) – California League – 22 yo;
    • 2-4, HR (5), 2R, 5RBi, BB, K 
  • Rodolfo Penalo, CF – AZL Athletics (OAK) – Rookie Arizona League – 22 yo;
    • 3-5, 2 3B (3), 2R, RBi 

 

 

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