July 16, 2016 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

National League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Tanner Hill, 1B – Rookie Missoula Osprey (ARI) – Pioneer League/North – 22 yo; 
    • 2016 – 26th round – Texas State University 
    • 4-4, 2 HR (2), 2B, 3R, 5RBi

National League: 

  • Alex Aquino, 3B – GCL Braves (ATL) – Gulf Coast League/Northeast – 20 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (1), R, 4RBi, 2K 
  • Vicente Lupo, LF – LoA Columbia Fireflies (NYM) – Sally League/Southern – 22 yo; 
  • Rashad Crawford, CF – HiA Myrtle Beach Pelicans (CHC) – Carolina League/Southern – 22 yo; 
    • 3-6, 3B, 5R, RBi, BB, SB (19) 
  • Gleyber Torres, SS – HiA Myrtle Beach Pelicans (CHC) – Carolina League/Southern – 19 yo; 
    • 2-4, 2 2B, 2R, 4RBi, 3BB, SB (18) 
  • Gilbert Lara, DH – Rookie Helena Brewers (MIL) – Pioneer League/North – 18 yo; 
    • 2-5, HR (1), 2B, R, 5RBi, K 
  • Gabriel Garcia, 1B – AZL Brewers (MIL) – Arizona League/Central – 18 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (1), 3R, 2RBi, BB 
  • Tommy Edman, SS – SS State College Spikes (STL) – New York-Penn League/Pinckney – 21 yo; 
    • 2-3, 2B, 2R, 2RBi, 2BB, SB (7) 
  • Ryan McCarvel, 1B – SS State College Spikes (STL) – New York-Penn League/Pinckney – 21 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (5/5), R, 3RBi, BB, K 
  • Omar Carrizales, LF – HiA Modesto Nuts (COL) – Cal League/North – 21 yo; 
    • 4-6, HR (4), 3R, RBi, K, SB (12) 
  • Ty Ross, C – HiA San Jose Giants (SF) – Cal League/North – 24 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (2), 2B, 2R, 3RBi

American League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Rudy Martin, LF – Rookie Idaho Falls Chukars (KC) – Pioneer League/South – 20 yo; 
    • 2014 – 25th round – Lewisburg HS (Olive Branch, MS) 
    • 2-5, HR (1), 2B, 3R, 5RBi, SB (4/5) 

American League: 

  • Kirvin Moesquit, 3B – SS Aberdeen Ironbirds (BAL) – New York-Penn League/McNamara – 21 yo; 
    • 3-4, 2 2B, 4R, BB, SB (1) 
  • Luis Alexander Basabe, CF – LoA Greenville Drive (BOS) – Sally League/Southern – 19 yo; 
    • 3-4, 3B, 2B, 4RBi, BB 
  • Moises Gomez, LF – GCL Rays (TB) – Gulf Coast League/South – 17 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (1), 3B, 2R, 2RBi, 2K 
  • DJ McKnight, RF – SS Vancouver Canadians (TOR) – Northwest League/North – 22 yo; 
    • 3-5, 2 3B, 2B, 2RBi, 2K 
  • Bo Bichette, SS – GCL Blue Jays (TOR) – Gulf Coast League/Northwest – 18 yo; 
    • 3-3, HR (3), 2B, 2R, 4RBi, BB 
  • Brett Austin, C – HiA Winston Salem Dash (CHW) – Carolina League/Southern – 23 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (7), 3R, 2RBi, 2BB
  • Mark Mathias, 3B – HiA Lynchburg Hillcats (CLE) – Carolina League/Northern – 21 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (4), 2B, 3R, 3RBi, BB, K 
  • Anthony Santander, LF – HiA Lynchburg Hillcats (CLE) – Carolina League/Northern – 21 yo; 
    • 2-6, 2 HR (13), 2R, 6RBi, 2K 
  • Yu-Cheng Chang, SS – HiA Lynchburg Hillcats (CLE) – Carolina League/Northern – 20 yo; 
  • Nathan Lukes, CF – LoA Lake County Captains (CLE) – Midwest League/Eastern – 22 yo; 
    • 3-4, 2 HR (4), 2R, 2RBi
  • Ignacio Valdez, DH – GCL Tigers West (DET) – Gulf Coast League/Northwest – 21 yo; 
    • 4-5, HR (2), R, 5RBi
  • Manny Olloque, 3B – Rookie Idaho Falls Chukars (KC) – Pioneer League/South – 20 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (3), R, 3RBi
  • Casey Scoggins, CF – LoA Cedar Rapids Kernels (MIN) – Midwest League/Western – 22 yo; 
    • 4-7, 2B, 2R, 3RBi, SB (1/1) 
  • Nelson Molina, PR-3B – LoA Cedar Rapids Kernels (MIN) – Midwest League/Western – 21 yo; 
    • 3-4, 3B, 2R, 4RBi
  • Zander Wiel, 1B – LoA Cedar Rapids Kernels (MIN) – Midwest League/Western – 23 yo; 
    • 3-7, 2 HR (10), 2B, 2R, 2RBi, 2K 
    • The 2015 – 12th rounder has been on quite a tear lately. The former Vanderbilt standout has five home runs in his last four games, including two last night (his 9th and 10th) versus Fort Wayne. Weil has collected a hit in 12 out of his last 15 games. During that span, the 6’3″ – 230 lb. righty has driven in 18 runs and scored 11. Weil sits amongst the Midwest League leaders in home runs and total bases. 
  • Michael Hermosillo, CF – LoA Burlington Bees (LAA) – Midwest League/Western – 21 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (2), 3R, 2RBi, BB
  • Ryan Vega, CF – AZL Angels (LAA) – Arizona League/East – 19 yo; 
    • 2-3, HR (2), 2R, 4RBi
  • Josh Morgan, DH – HiA High Desert Mavericks (TEX) – Cal League/South – 20 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (7), 2B, 2R, 2RBi
  • Elio Castillo, SS – SS Spokane Indians (TEX) – Northwest League/North – 22 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (1), 2B, R, 3RBi

 

 

 

 

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