Under the Radar Hitters of the Day – May 6, 2017

National League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Patrick Mazeika, C – HiA St. Lucie Mets (NYM) – Florida State League/South 
    • 3-5, HR (5), 2 2B, 2R, 4RBi
    • The 2015 & 2016 UTR Organizational All-Star, as well as a 2016 “One to Watch, is currently tied for the Florida State League lead in batting  (.374), RBi’s (26), SLG% (.648) and OPS (1.081). The 2015 – 8th rounder out of Stetson University (FL) also ranks within the FSL top five in hits (34), doubles (10), home runs (5), total bases (59), and OBP (.433). Equally as (or even more) impressive is Mazeika’s strikout rate. The 6’3″- 210 lb. lefty only has 12 K’s (along with eight walks) in 104 plate-appearances this season, which is on par with his near 1:1 career rate (70:77). Put all of this together and it’s not a bad resume of production from a catcher playing in a pitcher-friendly league, yet still ranks behind fellow 8th rounder (2012) Tomas Nido, who currently carries a .216 average in 19 games for Double-A Binghamton. 

American League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Sicnarf Loopstok, DH – HiA Lynchburg Hillcats (CLE) – Carolina League/Northern 
    • 3-4, HR (2), 2B, 2R, 4RBi, K 
    • Ever wonder where the 2013 – 13th rounder (Western Oklahoma SC) got his name? It’s “Francis,” his father’s name, spelled backwards. 

National League:

  • Alex Jackson, C – HiA Florida Firefrogs (ATL) – Florida State League/North
    • 2-4, HR (9), R, 2RBi, K 
  • Colby Lusignan, 1B – LoA Greensboro Grasshoppers (MIA) – Sally League/Northern 
  • Taylor Gushue, C – HiA Potomac Nationals (WAS) – Carolina League/Northern 
  • Jake Noll, 2B – LoA Hagerstown Suns (WAS) – Sally League/Northern 
    • 3-5, 2B, 2R, 2RBi, K 
  • Aldrem Corredor, DH – LoA Hagerstown Suns (WAS) – Sally League/Northern
    • 3-5, 2 2B, 4R
  • Eddy Martinez, RF – HiA Myrtle Beach Pelicans (CHC) – Carolina League/Southern 
    • 1-4, HR (3), R, 3RBi, K 
  • Matt Rose, 1B – HiA Myrtle Beach Pelicans (CHC) – Carolina League/Southern 
    • 2-4, HR (5), R, 2RBi, K 
  • D.J. Wilson, DH – LoA South Bend Silverhawks (CHC) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 3-8, HR (3), R, RBi, 2K, SB (7) 
  • Brantley Bell, 2B – LoA Dayton Dragons (CIN) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 3-5, 3B, R, 2RBi, 2K 
  • Ronnie Gideon, 1B – LoA Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (MIL) – Midwest League/Western 
  • ** Cole Tucker, SS – HiA Bradenton Marauders (PIT) – Florida State League/South 
    • 1-4, 2B, R, SB (23) 
    • Tucker continues to extend his minor league stolen base lead, stealing third base in the bottom of the third inning vs Dunedin.  
  • Hunter Owen, 3B – LoA West Virginia Power (PIT) – Sally League/Northern 
    • 2-4, HR (3), 2B, 2R, 2RBi, BB, K 
  • Clark Eagan, RF – LoA West Virginia Power (PIT) – Sally League/Northern 
    • 2-4, HR (3), R, 3RBi
  • Andrew Knizner, DH – LoA Peoria Chiefs (STL) – Midwest League/Western 
  • Matt Davis, LF – LoA Peoria Chiefs (STL) – Midwest League/Western
    • 2-2, HR (1), R, RBi, BB, SB (1) 
  • Sam Hilliard, LF – HiA Lancaster Jewthawks (COL) – Cal League/South 
  • Carlos Rincon, RF – LoA Great Lakes Loons (LAD) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 2-5, HR (8), R, 3RBi 
  • Edwin Moreno, RF – HiA Lake Elsinore Storm (SD) – Cal League/South 
  • Jacob Heyward, LF – LoA Augusta Greenjackets (SF) – Sally League/Southern 

American League:

  • Michael Chavis, DH – HiA Salem Sox (BOS) – Carolina League/Southern 
    • 2-2, HR (6), 2R, RBi, BB
  • Chris Gittens, 1B – HiA Tampa Yankees (NYY) – Florida State League/North 
  • Nick Solak, 2B – HiA Tampa Yankees (NYY) – Florida State League/North 
    • 3-3, 3B, 2B, 2R, RBi, BB
  • Zach Remillard, 3B – LoA Kannapolis Intimidators (CWS) – Sally League/Northern 
    • 3-4, 2 2B, 4RBi, K 
  • Trenton Brooks, RF – LoA Lake County Captains (CLE) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 2-4, 2 2B, 2R, RBi, BB, K 
  • Emmanuel Tapia, 1B – LoA Lake County Captains (CLE) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 3-6, HR (7), 2R, 3RBi, 3K 
  • Todd Isaacs, LF – LoA Lake County Captains (CLE) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 4-5, 2R, 2RBi, K, SB (10) 
  • Elier Hernandez, RF – HiA Wilmington Blue Rocks (KC) – Carolina League/Northern 
    • 2-4, HR (4), R, 4RBi, 2K 
  • Chris DeVito, 1B – LoA Lexington Legends (KC) – Sally League/Southern 
    • 2-5, HR (10), R, 4RBi, K 
  • Meibrys Viloria, C – LoA Lexington Legends (KC) – Sally League/Southern 
  • Zander Wiel, 1B – HiA Fort Myers Miracle (MIN) – Florida State League/South
  • Shane Kennedy, DH – HiA Fort Myers Miracle (MIN) – Florida State League/South
    • 3-5, HR (2), 2B, 3R, 2RBi, K 
  • Kyle Tucker, CF – HiA Buies Creek Astros (HOU) – Carolina League/Southern 
  • Jared Foster, DH – HiA Inland Empire 66ers (LAA) – Cal League/South 
    • 2-4, HR (3), 2R, 3RBi
  • Jose Rojas, 3B – HiA Inland Empire 66ers (LAA) – Cal League/South 
    • 2-3, HR (3), 2R, 2RBi, BB
  • Tyler Ramirez, LF – HiA Stockton Ports (OAK) – Cal League/North 
    • 3-5, 2R, 3RBi
  • Chris Iriart, 1B – HiA Stockton Ports (OAK) – Cal League/North 
  • Alex Kowalczyk, C – LoA Hickory Crawdads (TEX) – Sally League/Northern 
    • 3-4, 2 2B, 2R, 2RBi 

 

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