Under the Radar Hitters of the Day – July 31, 2017

**The Northwest and Pioneer Leagues had a scheduled day off Monday** 

National League – Top Hitter of the Day

  • Johan Mieses, CF – HiA Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (LAD) – Cal League/South 
    • 3-4, HR (8/18), 2 2B, 2R, 3RBi 

American League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Garrett Benge, 3B – SS Lowell Spinners (BOS) – New York-Penn League/Stedler
    • 5-5, 3B, 2B, 2R, 5RBi 

National League:

  • Leudys Baez, DH – LoA Rome Braves (ATL) – Sally League/Southern 
    • 3-4, 3B, 2 2B, R, 2RBi, K 
  • Justin Smith, LF – Rookie Danville Braves (ATL) – Appy League/East 
    • 2-4, HR (2), 2B, R, 2RBi, K, SB (4) 
  • Jacob Zanon, CF – LoA Columbia Fireflies (NYM) – Sally League/Southern 
    • 2-4, 3B, 2B, R, RBi, BB, K, 2 SB (20,21/22) 
  • Carlos Duran, CF – HiA Clearwater Threshers (PHI) – Florida State League/North 
    • 2-4, HR (2/3), 2B, R, 3RBi
  • Jose Siri, CF – LoA Dayton Dragons (CIN) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 1-4, 3K 
    • With three strikeouts on the night and history on the line, Siri delivered. On an 0-2 pitch in his final at-bat in the 8th inning, the 6’2″- 175 lb. Dominican native bounced a one-out single to left marking the 36th consecutive game he’s collected a hit. Siri eclipsed the 40-year-old record set by Waterloo’s Tony Toups 35-games and now sits atop the Midwest League record books. 
  • Danny Hudzina, 3B – LoA Peoria Chiefs (STL) – Midwest League/Western 
    • 2-2, HR (8/8), R, 2RBi, 2BB 

American League:

  • Ademar Rifaela, DH – HiA Frederick Keys (BAL) – Carolina League/Northern 
    • 2-4, HR (19), 2R, 4RBi, BB, K 
  • Yermin Mercedes, C – HiA Frederick Keys (BAL) – Carolina League/Northern 
  • Alejandro Juvier, 2B – LoA Delmarva Shorebirds (BAL) – Sally League/Northern 
    • 2-4, HR (4), 3R, RBi, BB, K 
  • Hoy Jun Park, 2B – LoA Charleston RiverDogs (NYY) – Sally League/Southern 
    • 2-4, HR (6), 2R, 2RBi, BB, K 
  • Bo Bichette, SS – HiA Dunedin Blue Jays (TOR) – Florida State League/North 
  • Max Pentecost, DH – HiA Dunedin Blue Jays (TOR) – Florida State League/North 
    • 2-5, 3B, R, 5RBi 
  • Hagen Danner, C – GCL Blue Jays (TOR) – GCL/Northwest 
    • 2-4, HR (2), R, 4RBi, K 
    • Despite Danner making today’s list out of the Gulf Coast League, the Phillies vs Blue Jays was the only game in the GCL that saw the field, as the rest of the league was postponed due to rain.
  • Danny Pinero, 3B – LoA West Michigan Whitecaps (DET) – Midwest League/Eastern 
    • 4-5, 2 2B, R, 3RBi
  • Sam McDowell, LF – LoA Burlington Bees (LAA) – Midwest League/Western 
    • 4-5, HR (5), R, 2RBi 
  • Franklin Rollin, RF – LoA Hickory Crawdads (TEX) – Sally League/Northern 
    • 2-5, HR (5/5), 3R, 4RBi, 2K 
  • Ryan Dorow, 2B – AZL Rangers (TEX) – AZL/West 
    • 3-3, 2B, R, 2RBi, 2BB, 2 SB (1,2) 

Dominican Summer League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Eddy Diaz, SS – DSL Rockies (COL) – DSL/South 
    • 4-5, 2B, 4R, 3 SB (9,10,11) 

Dominican Summer League:

  • Omar Lebron, 1B – DSL Marlins (MIA) – DSL/Northwest
    • 2-3, 3B, 2R, 3RBi, BB
  • Jorge Caballero, LF – DSL Marlins (MIA) – DSL/Northwest 
    • 2-5, HR (2), 2R, 3RBi
  • Wainer Espinal, 2B – DSL Marlins (MIA) – DSL/Northwest 
    • 3-4, HR (2), 2R, 2RBi, BB 
  • Jhoander Saez, DSL Mets2 (NYM) – DSL/San Pedro
    • 3-5, 2 2B, 3R, RBi, 2K
  •  Geraldi Diaz, DH – DSL Nationals (WAS) – DSL/South 
    • 2-4, HR (1), 2B, R, 3RBi, K 
  • Fernando Kelli, CF – DSL Cubs1 (CHC) – DSL/North 
    • 2-5, HR (3), 3B, R, 5RBi, K 
  • Luis Avalo, C – DSL Brewers (MIL) – DSL/San Pedro 
    • 2-3, HR (2), 2B, R, 4RBi, K 
  • Christopher Navarro, 2B – DSL Rockies (COL) – DSL/South
    • 3-4, 2B, 2R, 5RBi, BB
  • Daniel Montano, RF – DSL Rockies (COL) – DSL/South 
    • 2-3, HR (3), 2B, 2R, 3RBi
  • Kenneth Betancourt, 3B – DSL Dodgers1 (LAD) – DSL/Northwest 
    • 2-3, HR (1), 2B, 2R, 2RBi
  • Carlos Tatis, 1B – DSL Yankees (NYY) – DSL/South 
    • 1-3, HR (7), 3R, 2RBi, 2BB, K 
  • Antonio Arias, CF – DSL Yankees (NYY) – DSL/South 
    • 3-4, HR (1/1), 3B, 2R, 2RBi, BB 
  • Nerio Rodriguez, C – DSL Astros Blue (HOU) – DSL/Northwest 
    • 2-4, HR (4), 2B, 2R, 3RBi, BB, K 
  • Ramiro Rodriguez, CF – DSL Astros Orange (HOU) – DSL/North 
    • 2-3, HR (4), 2R, RBi, 2BB
  • Edilberto Mendoza, C – DSL Rangers1 (TEX) – DSL/North 
    • 3-3, HR (1), 2B, 2R, RBi, BB 
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