August 12, 2016 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

National League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Taylor Snyder, 3B – Rookie Grand Junction Rockies (COL) – Pioneer League/South – 21 yo; 
    • 2016 – 13th rounder – Colorado State-Pueblo
    • 3-5, HR (4), 2 2B, 3R, 4RBi

National League: 

  • Travis Demeritte, 2B – HiA Carolina Mudcats (ATL) – Carolina League/Southern – 21 yo; 
    • 2-2, 2 HR (25/27), 2R, 2RBi, 3BB, SB (13/15) 
  • Austin Riley, 3B – LoA Rome Braves (ATL) – Sally League/Southern – 19 yo; 
    • 2-3, 2 HR (14), 2R, 2RBi, 2BB
  • Desmond Lindsay, CF – SS Brooklyn Cyclones (NYM) – New York-Penn League/McNamara – 19 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (3/3), 2B, 2R, 7RBi
  • Raudy Read, C – HiA Potomac Nationals (WAS) – Carolina League/Northern – 22 yo; 
    • 5-7, 2 HR (7), 2B, 2R, 3RBi
  • Eloy Jimenez, LF – LoA South Bend SilverHawks (CHC) – Midwest League/Eastern – 19 yo; 
    • 2-4, 3B, 2B, R, 4RBi, BB, K 
  • Aristides Aquino, RF – HiA Daytona Torrugas (CIN) – Florida State League/North – 22 yo; 
    • 2-4, 2 HR (18), 2R, 3RBi, K
  • Victor Reyes, RF – HiA Visalia Rawhide (ARI) – Cal League/North – 21 yo; 
    • 3-4, 2 2B, 3R, RBi, BB
  • Drew Weeks, RF – HiA Modesto Nuts (COL) – Cal League/North – 23 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (6), 2B, 2R, 2RBi, K 
  • Carlos Belen, 3B – LoA Fort Wayne TinCaps (SD) – Midwest League/Eastern – 20 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (10), 3R, 3RBi, BB
  • Brad Zunica, 1B – LoA Fort Wayne TinCaps (SD) – Midwest League/Eastern – 20 yo; 
    • 3-4, 2 2B, 2R, 2RBi, BB, K 
  • Dylan Davis, RF – HiA San Jose Giants (SF) – Cal League/North – 23 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (11/19), 2B, R, 3RBi, 2K 
  • Francisco Medina, 3B – DSL Giants (SF) – Dominican Summer League – 18 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (2), 2R, 2RBi, K 

American League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Bradley Jones, 1B – Rookie Bluefield Blue Jays (TOR) – Appy League/East – 21 yo; 
    • 2016 – 18th round – College of Charleston (SC) 
    • 3-3, 2 HR (10), 4RBi, 7RBi, BB

American League: 

  • Yermin Mercedes, DH – HiA Frederick Keys (BAL) – Carolina League/Northern – 23 yo; 
    • 3-5, 2 HR (3/17), 2R, 3RBi, BB
  • Alexander Palma, RF – LoA Charleston RiverDogs (NYY) – Sally League/Southern – 20 yo; 
    • 2-5, HR (5), 2B, 2R, 2RBi
  • Estevan Florial, CF – Rookie Pulaski Yankees (NYY) – Appy League/East – 18 yo; 
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 3B – Rookie Bluefield Blue Jays (TOR) – Appy League/East – 17 yo; 
    • 3-4, 2 HR (7), 3R, 2RBi, BB, K 
  • Levi Scott, PH-DH – Rookie Bluefield Blue Jays (TOR) – Appy League/East – 24 yo; 
    • 2-3, HR (5), 2B, 2R, 5RBi, K 
  • Cristhian Vasquez, CF – Rookie Burlington Royals (KC) – Appy League/East – 19 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (2), 2R, 3RBi
  • Angel Medina, 3B – DSL Royals (KC) – Dominican Summer League – 17 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (3), 3B, 2R, RBi, K 
  • Kevin Garcia, C – LoA Cedar Rapids Kernels (MIN) – Midwest League/Western – 23 yo; 
    • 2-5, HR (1/1), 2R, 3RBi, SB (1/1) 
  • Bryan Muniz, 1B – HiA Lancaster Jethawks (HOU) – Cal League/South – 23 yo; 
    • 2-5, HR (10), 2B, R, 3RBi

 

 

 

 

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