April 21, 2019 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

*Top Hitter of the Day* 

  • Oscar Gonzalez, RF – Lynchburg Hillcats – Cleveland Indians –
    • – 3-4, 3B, 2R, 4RBi, SB (3) – 
      • – The 21-year-old righty out of the Dominican Republic now sits second behind only Chicago’s Luis Robert in total bases (38), due mostly to gathering a hit in every game this year; with April 13 being the exception, as he went 0-4 versus Down East. 

Carolina League: 

  • Jarren Duran, CF – Salem Red Sox – Boston Red Sox – 
    • – 1-3, HR (1), R, RBi, BB – 
      • – The 2018 – 7th rounder out of Long Beach State hit his first home run on the season, and thanks to 10 hits in his last six games (.417), Duran now ranks fourth in the Carolina League in batting (.383). 
  • Trevor Craport, LF – Frederick Keys – Baltimore Orioles – 
    • – 2-4, HR (2), R, 4RBi – 
  • Leody Taveras, RF – Down East Wood Ducks – Texas Rangers – 
    • – 1-4, 3B, R, 2RBi, BB, K – 
  • Diosbel Arias, 3B – Down East Wood Ducks – Texas Rangers – 
    • – 3-5, 3B, 2 2B, R, 2RBi, K – 
      • – The La Habana, Cuba native has registered 15 hits in 31 at bats (.484) over his last eight contests; where the Wood Ducks have gone 7-1, and now hold a three game lead in the Carolina League Southern division with a 13-5 record. 
  • Payton Henry, C – Carolina Mudcats – Milwaukee Brewers – 
    • – 1-5, HR (3), R, 3RBi, K – 
      • – Milwaukee’s number ten prospect has registered a hit in all but two games this season (April 6 vs. Down East; April 15 vs. Fayetteville) and has a home run in three of his last four contests.
  • Rob Henry, RF – Carolina Mudcats – Milwaukee Brewers – 
    • – 2-4, HR (4), R, RBi, 2K – 
      • – The Mudcats other “Henry”, Rob, a 39th round draft choice in 2017 out of Brown University (RI), clubbed home run number four on the year and has a homer in two straight games. 
  • Colton Shaver, 3B – Fayetteville Woodpeckers – Houston Astros – 
    • – 1-3, HR (3), 2R, RBi, 2BB – 

California League: 

  • The Cal League had a scheduled day off on Sunday

Florida State League: 

  • The Florida State League had a scheduled day off on Sunday

Midwest League: 

  • The Midwest League had a scheduled day off Sunday 

South Atlantic League: 

  • The Sally League had a scheduled day off on Sunday
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