August 21, 2016 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

National League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Jose Gomez, 2B – Rookie Grand Junction Rockies (COL) – Pioneer League/South – 19 yo; 
    • 2013 – International free-agent signee – Caracas, Venezuela
    • 4-5, 2 HR (3), 3R, 4RBi, SB (18) 

National League: 

  • Zach Coppola, CF – HiA Clearwater Threshers (PHI) – Florida State League/North – 22 yo; 
    • 4-5, 2B, 3R, RBi, BB, SB (3/14) 
  • Chace Numata, C – HiA Clearwater Threshers (PHI) – Florida State League/North – 24 yo; 
    • 5-6, 3R, 2RBi
  • Austin Davidson, 3B – HiA Potomac Nationals (WAS) – Carolina League/Northern – 23 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (4/9), 2R, RBi, BB, K 
  • Ian Rice, DH – HiA Myrtle Beach Pelicans (CHC) – Carolina League/Southern – 23 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (6/15), 2R, 3RBi, 2K 
  • Mitch Piatnik, RF – LoA Dayton Dragons (CIN) – Midwest League/Eastern – 21 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (3/3), 2R, 2RBi, K 
  • Montrell Marshall, 1B – Rookie Billings Mustangs (CIN) – Pioneer League/North – 20 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (1), 2R, 2RBi, K 
  • Michael Beltre, RF – Rookie Billings Mustangs (CIN) – Pioneer League/North – 21 yo; 
    • 1-4, HR (1/1), R, 4RBi, BB
  • Tommy Edman, SS – SS State College Spikes (STL) – New York-Penn League/Pinckney – 21 yo; 
    • 2-4, 3B, 2B, 2R, RBi, BB 
  • Paxton De La Garza, 2B – Rookie Missoula Osprey (ARI) – Pioneer League/North – 22 yo; 
    • 2-5, HR (1/2), R, 6RBi, BB, K 
  • Drew Weeks, RF – HiA Modesto Nuts (COL) – Cal League/North – 23 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (8), 3B, 2R, RBi, K 
  • Ibandel Isabel, 1B – LoA Great Lakes Loons (LAD) – Midwest League/Eastern – 21 yo; 
    • 2-3, HR (5/10), 2R, 2RBi, BB

American League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Tyler Hill, LF – SS Lowell Spinners (BOS) – New York-Penn League/Stedler – 20 yo; 
    • 2014 – 19th round – Delaware Military Academy, Wilmington, DE
    • 4-5, HR (4), 2 2B, 3R, 4RBi, SB (11) 

American League: 

  • Bryan Hudson, CF – HiA Salem Sox (BOS) – Carolina League/Southern – 21 yo; 
    • 3-5, 3B, 2R, RBi, 3 SB (25) 
  • Rashad Crawford, RF – HiA Tampa Yankees (NYY) – Florida State League/North – 22 yo; 
    • 2-5, HR (2/5), R, 4RBi
  • Alexander Palma, LF – LoA Charleston RiverDogs (NYY) – Sally League/Southern – 20 yo; 
    • 3-5, HR (6), 2B, 2R, 3RBi
  • Dickie Joe Thon, SS – HiA Dunedin Blue Jays (TOR) – Florida State League/North – 24 yo; 
    • 2-4, 2 HR (9), 3R, 3RBi, 2K 
  • Lance Jones, RF – Rookie Bluefield Blue Jays (TOR) – Appy League/East – 23 yo; 
    • 1-1, 2B, 2R, 3RBi, 2BB, 2 SB (10) 
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 3B – Rookie Bluefield Blue Jays (TOR) – Appy League/East – 17 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (8), R, 3RBi, BB, K 
  • Jose Medina, 1B – LoA Lake County Captains (CLE) – Midwest League/Eastern – 21 yo; 
    • 4-5, 3B, 2B, 2R, RBi, K
  • David Edwards, 1B – Rookie Idaho Falls Chukars (KC) – Pioneer League/South – 23 yo; 
    • 2-4, 2 HR (8), 2R, 3RBi, K 
  • Jonathan McCray, LF – Rookie Burlington Royals (KC) – Appy League/East – 21 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (7), 3B, 2R, 3RBi
  • Cal Jones, CF – AZL Royals (KC) – Arizona League/West – 18 yo; 
    • 2-5, HR (4), 2B, 2R, 2RBi, K 
  • Jose Marquez, 2B – AZL Royals (KC) – Arizona League/West – 18 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (1), R, 4RBi, BB, 2K 
  • Jared Walsh, 1B –  LoA Burlington Bees (LAA) – Midwest League/Western – 23 yo; 
    • 2-4, HR (6), 2B, 2R, 3RBi, BB
  • Joe DeCarlo, 3B – HiA Bakersfield Blaze (SEA) – Cal League/North – 22 yo; 
    • 2-3, 2 HR (11), 2R, 3RBi, BB, K 
  • Kristian Brito, 1B – SS Everett AquaSox (SEA) – Northwest League/North – 21 yo; 
    • 2-4, 2 HR (6), 2R, 3RBi
  • Scott Heineman, LF – HiA High Desert Mavericks (TEX) – Cal League/South – 23 yo; 
    • 3-4, HR (16), R, 4RBi, K 

 

 

 

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