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

National League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Casey Hughston, CF – LoA West Virginia Power (PIT) – Sally League/Northern – 22 yo; 
    • 2015 – 3rd round – Alabama
    • 4-5, HR (9), 2 2B, 4R, 2RBi, BB, SB (12) 

National League: 

  • Yoeli Lopez, CF – DSL Braves (ATL) – Dominican Summer League – 19 yo; 
    • 1-2, HR (3), R, 3RBi, 2BB, SB (7) 
  • Vicente Lupo, LF – LoA Columbia Fireflies (NYM) – Sally League/Southern – 22 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (2/2), 2B, 3R, 4RBi
  • Jeremy Wolf, 1B – Rookie Kingsport (NYM) – Appy League/West – 22 yo; 
    • 2-3, HR (3), 2R, 2RBi, BB
  • Logan Hill, LF – LoA West Virginia Power (PIT) – Sally League/Northern – 23 yo; 
    • 2-5, 2 HR (4/4), 2R, 5RBi, 2K
  • Andrew Knizner, DH – Rookie Johnson City Cardinals (STL) – Appy League/West – 21 yo; 
    • 3-6, HR (4), 2B, 3R, 5RBi
  • Jonathan Rivera, LF – Rookie Johnson City Cardinals (STL) – Appy League/West – 19 yo; 
    • 2-5, HR (2), R, 4RBi 
  • Luis Alejandro Basabe, DH – LoA Kane County Cougers (ARI) – Midwest League/Western – 19 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (1/5), 3B, 2R, 4RBi, K
  • Brendan Rodgers, SS – LoA Asheville Tourists (COL) – Sally League/Southern – 20 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (16), 2B, 2R, RBi, K, SB (5) 
  • Luis Castro, 1B – SS Boise Hawks (COL) – Northwest League/South – 20 yo; 
    • 1-2, HR (6), 2R, 2RBi, 2BB, SB (8) 
  • Hunter Melton, 1B – Rookie Grand Junction Rockies (COL) – Pioneer League/South – 22 yo; 
    • 2-2, HR (4), 2R, RBi, 2BB
  • Erick Mejia, SS – HiA Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (LAD) – Cal League/South – 21 yo; 
    • 2-4, 3B, 2R, 3RBi, BB, SB (20) 
  • Brendon Davis, 3B – LoA Great Lakes Loons (LAD) – Midwest League/Eastern – 19 yo; 
    • 3-5, 2B, 3R, 2RBi, BB 
  • Ibandel Isabel, 1B – LoA Great Lakes Loons (LAD) – Midwest League/Eastern – 21 yo; 
    • 3-6, HR (3/8), 3B, 3R, 3RBi, 2K 
  • Logan Landon, CF – LoA Great Lakes Loons (LAD) – Midwest League/Eastern – 23 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (8), R, 3RBi, 2BB
  • Chris Baker, SS – SS Tri-City Dust Devils (SD) – Northwest League/North – 21 yo; 
    • 3-4, 2B, 2R, 3RBi 
  • Andres Angulo, C – DSL Giants (SF) – Dominican Summer League – 18 yo; 
    • 1-5, HR (1), 2R, 5RBi 

American League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Mike Hill, 3B – HiA Wilmington Blue Rocks (KC) – Carolina League/Northern – 24 yo;
    • 2014 – 22nd round – Long Beach State (CA) 
    • 3-3, 2 HR (2/8), 3R, 4RBi, BB 

American League: 

  • Gonzalo Galastica, 2B – DSL Orioles1 (BAL) – Dominican Summer League – 20 yo; 
    • 3-5, 3B, 2R, RBi, K, 2 SB (8) 
    • *One of the better names in all the minors* 
  • Rafael Devers, 3B – HiA Salem Sox (BOS) – Carolina League/Southern – 19 yo; 
    • 4-6, 2 2B, R, 2RBi, K, SB (14) 
  • Ryan McBroom, 1B – HiA Dunedin Blue Jays (TOR) – Florida State League/North – 24 yo; 
    • 4-5, 3B, 2B, 2R, 3RBi
  • Claudio Bautista, 2B – HiA Lynchburg Hillcats (CLE) – Carolina League/Northern – 22 yo; 
    • 2-4, 2 HR (6/7), 2R, 2RBi, K 
  • Ben Verlander, DH – HiA Lakeland Flying Tigers (DET) – Florida State League/North – 24 yo; 
    • 4-4, 4 2B, R, 3RBi
  • Jose Caraballo, RF – DSL Royals (KC) – Dominican Summer League – 19 yo; 
    • 3-4, 2 HR (5), 2R, 2RBi
  • Zander Wiel, 1B – LoA Cedar Rapids Kernels (MIN) – Midwest League/Western – 23 yo; 
    • 2-3, 3B, 2B, 2R, 2RBi, BB, K 
  • Sam McDonnell, RF – Rookie Orem Owls (LAA) – Pioneer League/South – 21 yo; 
    • 3-3, 3B, 2B, 2R, 2RBi, 2BB
  • Rafioby Urena, 1B – DSL Athletics (OAK) – Dominican Summer League – 17 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (2), R, 3RBi, K 
  • Juremi Profar, 3B – HiA High Desert Mavericks (TEX) – Cal League/South – 20 yo; 
    • 2-4, 2 HR (10), 2R, 3RBi, K
  • Anderson Tejeda, SS – SS Spokane Indians (TEX) – Northwest League/North – 18 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (3/5), 3B, 2R, 4RBi

 

 

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