Under the Radar Hitters of the Day – July 30, 2017

**Happy MLB Trade Deadline Day**

National League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Irving Lopez, 2B – Rookie Johnson City Cardinals (STL) – Appy League/West 
    • 3-4, 2 HR (2,3), 3R, 5RBi, BB

American League – Top Hitter of the Day 

National League:

  • Corey Bird, CF – HiA Jupiter Hammerheads (MIA) – Florida State League/South 
    • 2-3, HR (1/2), 3R, RBi, 2BB
  • Colby Lusignan, 1B – HiA Jupiter Hammerheads (MIA) – Florida State League/South
  • Jared Barnes, DH – GCL Marlins (MIA) – GCL/East 
    • 3-5, HR (1), 3B, 2R, 2RBi 
  • Michael Cruz, C – SS Eugene Emeralds (CHC) – Northwest League/South 
    • 2-4, HR (5/6), R, 4RBi
  • Jose Siri, CF – LoA Dayton Dragons (CIN) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 1-5, 2K
    • The former UTR Breakout selection and multi-Hitter of the Day choice singled to left field in his second at-bat tying him for the Midwest League record for most consecutive games with a hit at 35. The Midwest League leader in hits (113), total bases (204), and steals (29), Siri and the Dragons continue their battle with Fort Wayne tonight with hopes that the Dominican Republic native can etch his name atop the MWL record books. 
  • Reshard Munroe, LF – AZL Reds (CIN) – AZL/Central
    • 2-4, HR (2), 2R, 2RBi, BB, K, SB (4) 
  • Julio Rodriguez, C – Rookie Johnson City Cardinals (STL) – Appy League/West 
  • Luis Silverio, RF – LoA Kane County Cougars (ARI) – Midwest League/Western 
    • 2-4, 2B, 3R, 2RBi, 2BB 
  • Sam Hilliard, RF – HiA Lancaster Jethawks (COL) – Cal League/South 
  • Wes Rogers, LF – HiA Lancaster Jethawks (COL) – Cal League/South 
    • 2-4, HR (9), R, 2RBi, K, 2 SB (59,60) 
    • The 2016 UTR OAS selection leads all organized baseball with 60 stolen bases. It must be infectious because the Jethawks as a team have stolen 220 bases and have  scored a whopping 679 runs this season. 
  • Shael Mendoza, 2B – Rookie Grand Junction Rockies (COL) – Pioneer League/South 
    • 3-4, 4R, RBi, BB
  • Drew Jackson, 2B – HiA Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (LAD) – Cal League/South 
    • 4-6, 3 2B, 2R, RBi, K 
  • Gavin Lux, SS – LoA Great Lakes Loons (LAD) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 3-4, HR (5), R, RBi, BB, SB (16) 
  • Jared Walker, 1B – Rookie Ogden Raptors (LAD) – Pioneer League/South 
    • 2-4, 2 HR (2,3/8), 2R, 3RBi 
  • Aramis Garcia, C – HiA San Jose Giants (SF) – Cal League/North 
    • 2-4, HR (17), 2R, 2RBi, BB 
  • Jonah Arenado, 3B – HiA San Jose Giants (SF) – Cal League/North 
    • 4-5, 2 2B, R, 3RBi 

American League:

  • Kirvin Moesquit, 2B – SS Aberdeen Ironbirds (BAL) – New York-Penn League/McNamara
    • 2-4, 2B, 3R, RBi, BB, K, 2 SB (19,20) 
  • Christian Lopes, DH – HiA Dunedin Blue Jays (TOR) – Florida State League/North 
    • 4-6, 2B, 4R, RBi 
  • Connor Panas, RF – HiA Dunedin Blue Jays (TOR) – Florida State League/North 
  • Juan Kelly, 1B – HiA Dunedin Blue Jays (TOR) – Florida State League/North 
    • 3-6, HR (8), 2R, 6RBi
  • Yorman Rodriguez, 1B – Rookie Bluefield Blue Jays (TOR) – Appy League/East 
    • 3-4, HR (1/1), 3R, RBi, K 
  • Brandon Grudzielanek, 3B – Rookie Bluefield Blue Jays (TOR) – Appy League/East 
    • 2-3, HR (4/4), 2R, 3RBi, BB
  • Alex Call, DH – LoA Kannapolis Intimidators (CWS) – Sally League/Northern 
  • Austin Athmann, DH – LoA West Michigan Whitecaps (DET) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 4-5, 2 2B, 2R, 3RBi
  • Robby Rinn, 1B – Rookie Idaho Falls Chukars (KC) – Pioneer League/South 
    • 2-4, HR (4), 2B, 3R, RBi, BB
  • Ronnie Dawson, LF – LoA Quad Cities River Bandits (HOU) – Midwest League/Western 
    • 2-4, HR (13), 3B, 3R, 3RBi, BB 
  • Abraham Toro-Hernandez, 3B – LoA Quad Cities River Bandits (HOU) – Midwest League/Western 
    • 2-3, HR (3/19), R, 3RBi, BB 
  • Jahmai Jones, CF – HiA Inland Empire 66ers (LAA) – Cal League/South 
  • Leonardo Rivas, SS – Rookie Orem Owls (LAA) – Pioneer League/South 
  • Brandon Marsh, RF – Rookie Orem Owls (LAA) – Pioneer League/South 
    • 3-5, HR (3), 3R, RBi, BB 
  • Harrison Wenson, C – Rookie Orem Owls (LAA) – Pioneer League/South 
    • 3-4, 2 HR (7,8/8), 3R, 4RBi, 2BB 
  • Jeyson Sanchez, 1B – Rookie Orem Owls (LAA) – Pioneer League/South 
    • 3-4, 2 HR (7,8/10), 2R, 5RBi, BB, K 
  • Brett Siddall, LF – HiA Stockton Ports (OAK) – Cal League/North 
    • 2-4, HR (17), 2R, 2RBi
  • Sheldon Neuse, SS – HiA Stockton Ports (OAK) – Cal League/North 
    • 1-4, HR (3/12), 2R, 3RBi, BB, K 
  • Gareth Morgan, RF – LoA Clinton Lumberkings (SEA) – Midwest League/Western 
    • 2-3, HR (10), R, 3RBi, BB, K
  • Miguel Aparicio, CF – SS Spokane Indians (TEX) – Northwest League/North 
    • 1-5, HR (2/2), 2R, 4RBi

**The Dominican Summer League has a regularly scheduled day off on Sunday** 

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