April 17, 2019 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

*Top Hitter of the Day* 

  • Blake Tiberi, LF/3B – St. Lucie Mets – New York Mets – 
    • – 1-4, 2B- R, 3RBi, BB, K, 2 SB (2,3) – 
      • – Despite his age (24), you can’t deny what the 2016 – 3rd rounder out of Louisville is doing at the plate. After starting the year 0-3 in his first two games, the Cincinnati native has collected a hit in his last 1o games highlighted by a six game stretch (April 8-13) where he posted two or more hits.

California League: 

  • Carlos Rincon, LF/RF – Rancho Cucamonga Quakes – Los Angeles Dodgers – 
    • – 1-4, HR (1), 2RBi, 2K – 
      • – The Dodgers #30 ranked prospect blasted his first home run of the season (a second inning solo shot) off of the San Diego Padres #2 guy, MacKenzie Gore
  • Ramon Marcelino, RF – Lancaster Jethawks – Colorado Rockies – 
    • – 1-5, 2B, 2RBi, 2K – 
      • – The 22 year old Dominican native now has sole possession of the Cal League total base lead (31) 

Carolina League: 

  • Bryan De La Cruz, LF – Fayetteville Woodpeckers – Houston Astros – 
    • – 2-4, HR (1), R, RBi, K – 
      • – The Astros unranked prospect cranked his first homer of 2019 and is currently sitting on a seven-game hit streak, including three consecutive two-hit efforts.
  • Aldrem Corredor, DH – Potomac Nationals – Washington Nationals – 
    • – 2-5, HR (1), 2B, R, 3RBi, 2K 

Florida State League: 

  • Madison Stokes, 3B – Clearwater Threshers – Philadelphia Phillies – 
    • – 2-4, HR (3), R, 2RBi, K – 
      • – With his third home run on the season, the Phillies 2018 – 10th round pick out of the University of South Carolina overtook the Florida State League lead in total bases (30), but it’s a little alarming to see the 0:16 BB:K ratio.  

Midwest League: 

  • Will Benson, CF – Lake County Captains – Cleveland Indians – 
    • – 2-3, 2B, R, 2RBi, BB, K, SB (4) 
  • Chris Betts, C – Bowling Green Hit Rods – Tampa Bay Rays – 
    • – 2-5, HR (2), 2R, 3RBi, BB, K
  • Jordan Groshans, SS – Lansing Lugnuts – Toronto Blue Jays – 
    • – 3-5, RBi 
  • Jerar Encarnacion, RF – Clinton Lumberkings – Miami Marlins – 
    • – 1-4, HR (4), R, 3RBi, K – 
      • The 21-year-old Marlins outfielder cranked his fourth home run on the year, which pulled him into a five-way tie for the Midwest League lead, but it also vaulted him past Cardinals phenom Nolan Gorman for the overall lead in total bases (37)  
  • Bubba Hollins, 3B – Clinton Lumberkings – Miami Marlins – 
    • – 2-2, HR (2), 2B, 3R, RBi, 3BB

South Atlantic League: 

  • Willie MacIver, C – Asheville Tourists – Colorado Rockies – 
    • – 2-4, HR (4), R, 2RBi 
  • Curtis Terry, 1B – Hickory Crawdads – Texas Rangers – 
    • – 2-4, HR (4), R, 4RBi
  • Onil Pena, C – West Virginia Power – Seattle Mariners – 
    • – 2-3, HR (1), R, 2RBi, BB
  • Mickey Gasper, C – Charleston RiverDogs – New York Yankees – 
    • – 1-2, HR (2), 2R, RBi, 2BB, K 
  • Ronny Mauricio, SS – Columbia Fireflies – New York Mets – 
    • – 4-5, 3B, R 

 

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