August 9, 2016 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

National League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Wladimir Galindo, 3B – SS Eugene Emeralds (CHC) – Northwest League/South – 19 yo; 
    • 2013 – International free-agent signee – Venezuela
    • 4-6, HR (7), 2B, 3R, 3RBi, K 

National League:

  • Yasiel Balaguert, 1B – HiA Myrtle Beach Pelicans (CHC) – Carolina League/Southern – 23 yo; 
    • 2-3, HR (17), 2R, 2RBi, BB
  • Jordan Luplow, LF – HiA Bradenton Marauders (PIT) – Florida State League/South – 22 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (6), 2R, 3RBi
  • Casey Hughston, CF – LoA West Virginia Power (PIT) – Sally League/Northern – 22 yo; 
    • 2-5, HR (8), 3B, R, 2RBi, 3K 
  • Jhoan Herrera, 1B – Rookie Bristol Pirates (PIT) – Appy League/West – 21 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (3), 2R, 3RBi, BB
  • Juan Herrera, SS – HiA Palm Beach Cardinals (STL) – Florida State League/South – 23 yo; 
    • 3-5, 2 2B, 2R, 2RBi, 2K , SB (1/3) 
  • Julio Rodriguez, C – DSL Cardinals (STL) – Dominican Summer League – 19 yo; 
    • 3-3, HR (4), 2R, 2RBi
  • Starling Heredia, LF – DSL Dodgers1 (LAD) – Dominican Summer League – 17 yo; 
    • 1-3, HR (2/4), 2R, 3RBi, 2BB
  • Kelvin Melean, SS – DSL Padres (SD) – Dominican Summer League – 17 yo; 
    • 3-3, 2B, 5R, 2RBi, BB
  • Edward Burgos, CF – DSL Padres (SD) – Dominican Summer League – 19 yo; 
    • 4-6, 2B, 3R, 2RBi, K 

American League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Kevin Cornelius, 3B – HiA Tampa Yankees (NYY) – Florida State League/North – 23 yo; 
    • 2013 – 31st round – Grayson College (Denison, TX) 
    • 3-4, 2 HR (4/10), 2B, 3R, 6RBi, BB 

American League: 

  • Garrett Whitley, CF – SS Hudson Valley Renegades (TB) – New York-Penn League/McNamara – 19 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (1), 2B, 3R, 4RBi, BB, SB (14) 
  • Javier Monzon, 2B – Rookie Bluefield Blue Jays (TOR) – Appy League/East – 23 yo; 
    • 3-4, 2 HR (3/6), 2R, 6RBi, BB, K 
  • Todd Isaacs, RF – SS Mahoning Valley Scrappers (CLE) – New York-Penn League/Pinckney – 20 yo; 
    • 2-5, 2 HR (5), 2R, 4RBi, BB
  • Oscar Gonzalez, LF – AZL Indians (CLE) – Arizona League/Central – 18 yo; 
    • 2-3, HR (8), R, 4RBi, BB, K 
  • Jonathan McCray, 2B – Rookie Burlington Royals (KC) – Appy League/East – 21 yo; 
    • 2-3, HR (6), 2R, 2RBi, BB
  • Cal Jones, LF – AZL Royals (KC) – Arizona League/West – 18 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (1), 2R, 3RBi, BB, K 
  • Seuly Matias, CF – AZL Royals (KC) – Arizona League/West – 17 yo; 
    • 1-2, HR (7/7), R, 4RBi, 2BB 
  • Spencer Johnson, SS Tri-City Valley Cats (HOU) – New York-Penn League/Stedler – 22 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (6/8), R, 3RBi

 

 

 

 

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