May 5, 2017 – Under the Radar Pitcher Performances

TOP NL UTR PITCHING PERFORMANCE
RHP Heath Slatton (HiA San Jose- San Francisco) 23 years old
5 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 10 K, Win 
Season Stats: 1-2, 12.89 ERA, 14.2 IP, 25 H, 21 ER, 14 BB, 14 K in 6 appearances with 5 starts
 
TOP AL UTR PITCHING PERFORMANCE 
RHP Reggie McClain (HiA Modesto – Seattle) 24 years old
7 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 10 K
Season Stats: 4-1, 2.21 ERA, 36.2 IP, 30 H, 9 ER, 12 BB, 31 K in 6 starts
 
 
 
National League – Starters
LHP Oddy Nunez (LoA West Virginia – Pittsburgh) 20 years old
4 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 4.39 ERA 
 
RHP Dustin May (LoA Great Lakes – Los Angeles Dodgers) 19 years old
5 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 2.96 ERA
  • Dodgers #13 ranked prospect
LHP Wennington Romero (LoA Dayton – Cincinnati) 19 years old
6 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, Win 3-0, 1.91 ERA
 
RHP Mitch Keller (HiA Bradenton – Pittsburgh) 21 years old
7 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 9 K, Win 3-1, 2.88 ERA
  • Pirates top pitching prospect (#2) throws his second straight scoreless start
  • 2016 and 2014 UTR Organizational All-Star
LHP Eric Lauer (HiA Lake Elsinore – San Diego) 21 years old
7 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 7 K, 2.22 ERA
  • Padres #13 prospect was locked-up in a duel with todays top AL pitcher Reggie McClain
National League – Relief
RHP Jared Cheek (LoA South Bend – Chicago Cubs) 24 years old
3 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 K, 1.80 ERA 
 
 
 
 
 American League – Starters
LHP Cionel Perez (LoA Quas Cities – Houston) 21 years old
5.2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K, Win 1-1, 7.56 ERA
  • Cuban native made his pro debut last week. The Astros signed the lefty back in December for $2 million, but Perez wasn’t happy on how the process played out. The original agreement was for just over $5 million, but the Astros found issue’ with his left elbow during his physical. More info on this saga, check out the article at Baseball America.  
RHP Shao-Ching Chiang (HiA Lynchburg – Cleveland) 23 years old
8 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, Win 4-1, 1.83 ERA
 
American League – Relief
RHP Mike Letkewicz (LoA Lake County – Cleveland) 23 years old
1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 2.38 ERA 
 
 
 
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