Under the Radar Hitters of the Day – July 16, 2018

National League – Top Hitter of the Day

  • Jasrado Chisholm, SS – LoA Kane County Cougars (ARI) – Midwest League5-6, 2 HR (14,15), 3B, 4R, 5RBi 
    • The 20-year-old from Nassau, Bahamas continues his breakout season with LoA Kane County. Chisholm clubbed his 14th and 15th homers last night versus Dayton and now sits one home run shy of the league lead (by Clinton’s Ryan Costello-16). It really makes you think how much further along in his career Chisholm would/could be had he not gone down to injury last season, playing only 29 games (with Kane County). It wouldn’t be shocking to see the 5’11”- 165lb. lefty promoted to HiA Visalia to end the season. He’s a year behind in development, but as one of the Midwest League leaders in extra-base percentage (.480), it’s exciting to ponder how potent Chisholm could be in the high octane atmosphere of the California League.

American League – Top Hitter of the Day

  • Kyle Isbel, CF – Rookie Idaho Falls Chukars (KC) – Pioneer League4-5, 2 HR (3,4), 2B, 3R, 4RBi
    • The 2018 – 3rd rounder out of UNLV is one of the Pioneer League leaders in total bases (64), is tied for the league lead in doubles (10) and sits in third with 27 runs scored and OPS (1.063). 

National League: 

  • Scott Manea, C – LoA Columbia Fireflies (NYM) – Sally League3-4, HR (7), R, 2RBi
  • Luke Williams, LF – HiA Clearwater Threshers (PHI) – Florida State League2-4, HR (9), R, 3RBi, K 
  • Daniel Brito, 2B – LoA Lakewood BlueClaws (PHI) – Sally League4-4, 2B, 2R, RBi, 3 SB (13,14,15) 
  • Jhailyn Ortiz, RF – LoA Lakewood BlueClaws (PHI) – Sally League2-4, HR (10), 2B, 3R, 2RBi
  • Jack Sundberg, CF – HiA Potomac Nationals (WAS) – Carolina League2-4, HR (2), 2B, 2R, RBi, BB, K
  • Jakson Reetz, C – HiA Potomac Nationals (WAS) – Carolina League3-5, 2 HR (4,5), 2R, 3RBi, K
  • Jose Sanchez, SS – SS Auburn Doubledays (WAS) – New York-Penn League3-3, 2B, 2R, 2RBi, BB
  • Luis Verdugo, SS – AZL Cubs2 (CHC) – Arizona League3-6, 3B, 2B, R, 4RBi, K
  • Cole Roederer, CF – AZL Cubs2 (CHC) – Arizona League1-4, HR (2), 3R, RBi, 2BB, K, SB (4)
  • Weston Wilson, 1B – HiA Carolina Mudcats (MIL) – Carolina League3-5, HR (11), 2B, 2R, 2RBi, K 
  • Leugim Castillo, RF – Rookie Helena Brewers (MIL) – Pioneer League3-4, HR (3), R, 3RBi
  • Sherten Apostel, 3B – Rookie Bristol Pirates (PIT) – Appy League2-4, HR (2), 2R, 2RBi, BB, 2K 
  • Luken Baker, 1B – GCL Cardinals (STL) – Gulf Coast League2-4, 2B, 2R, 3RBi
  • Kristian Robinson, CF – AZL D-backs (ARI) – Arizona League1-4, HR (1), 2R, 3RBi, BB, 2K 
  • Alek Thomas, LF – AZL D-backs (ARI) – Arizona League2-3, 3B, 3R, RBi, 2BB, SB (5) 
  • Jacob Amaya, SS – Rookie Ogden Raptors (LAD) – Pioneer League2-4, 3B, 2R, 3RBi, BB, K 
  • Bret Boswell, 2B – LoA Asheville Tourists (COL) – Sally League2-4, HR (17), R, 3RBi, BB, 2K, SB (5) 
  • Casey Golden, LF – LoA Asheville Tourists (COL) – Sally League3-5, HR (19), 2R, 3RBi, 2K, 2 SB (21,22) 
    • The 2017 – 20th rounder out of the University of North Carolina is one home run shy of becoming the minor league’s first 20/20 player this season. 
  • Ramon Marcelino, RF – LoA Asheville Tourists (COL) – Sally League3-5, 2 HR (17,18), 2R, 2RBi 
    • What a shame it is for Asheville to be leading the South Atlantic League with an eye popping 111 home runs (led by Golden, Boswell, Spanberger and Marcelino, who rank 2-through-5 in the league) and a .266 team batting average only for the Tourists pitching staff to bottom feed the league with a 4.95 team ERA, a league low 935 hits allowed and a 1.48 WHIP. 
  • Hudson Potts, 3B/1B – HiA Lake Elsinore Storm (SD) – Cal League3-5, HR (16), 2R, RBi, BB
  • Andres Angulo, C – AZL Giants Orange (SF) – Arizona League5-5, 2 2B, 2R, 2RBi 

American League: 

  • Andrew Fregia, 3B – GCL Orioles (BAL) – Gulf Coast League3-4, 3B, 2B, 2R, RBi, BB
  • Estevan Florial, CF – GCL Yankees West (NYY) – Gulf Coast League2-4, HR (1/4), 2R, RBi, 2K, SB (2/10)
  • Vidal Brujan, 2B – LoA Bowling Green Hot Rods (TB) – Midwest League2-3, 2B, R, 3RBi, 2BB, 2 SB (34,35)
  • Laz Rivera, SS – HiA Winston Salem Dash (CHW) – Carolina League3-5, HR (4/10), 2R, 4RBi, K 
  • Tyler Frost, RF – LoA Kannapolis Intimidators (CWS) – Sally League2-3, HR (12), 2R, 3RBi, BB
  • Brayan Rocchio, 2B – AZL Indians2 (CLE) – Arizona League3-3, HR (1/2), 2 2B, 3R, RBi, BB
  • Raynel Delgado, 3B – AZL Indians2 (CLE) – Arizona League3-5, 2 2B, 2R, 2RBi, BB, 2K 
  • Marten Gasparini, RF – LoA Lexington Legends (KC) – Sally League3-3, HR (2), 2B, 2R, 3RBi, BB
  • Ben Rodriguez, 1B – LoA Cedar Rapids Kernels (MIN) – Midwest League2-4, 2 2B, 3R, RBi, BB, K
  • Sandber Pimentel, 1B – HiA Stockton Ports (OAK) – Cal League3-5, 2 HR (10, 11), 3R, 3RBi, K
  • Ariel Sandoval, CF – LoA Clinton LumberKings (SEA) – Midwest League2-5, 2 HR (12,13), 2R, 4RBi, K
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