April 28, 2019 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

*Top Hitter of the Day*

  • Aramis Ademan, SS – Myrtle Beach Pelicans – Chicago Cubs – – 2-4, HR (2), 2B, R, 5RBi, K – – The 20-year-old Dominican Republic native came into 2019 as a top ten prospect in several Chicago Cubs Top 30 lists. To begin the season, however, his stat output didn’t match his ranking. Ademan registered only four hits in his first 27 at-bats (.148) over his first nine games with only one extra base hit, a two-run homer on April 11. His bounce back began with his first three-hit game on the year April 14; and including that game, he’s collected 10 hits in his last 22 at-bats (.455), and now sits on a .286 batting average.  

California League:

  • Leonardo Rivas, SS – Inland Empire 66ers – Los Angeles Angels – – 2-3, HR (3), 2R, 2RBi, K – 
  • Cal Raleigh, C – Modesto Nuts – Seattle Mariners – – 3-5, R – 

Carolina League: 

  • Luis Robert, CF – Winston-Salem Dash – Chicago White Sox – – 1-1, HR (7), R, RBi, BB, SB (8) 
  • Ryan Fitzgerald, SS – Salem Red Sox -Boston Red Sox – – 4-6, 3B, R, 2RBi, K, SB (7) – 
  • Jarren Duran, CF – Salem Red Sox -Boston Red Sox –– 0-3, R, 2RBi, 3BB, 2K – 
  • Rudy Martin, CF – Wilmington Blue Rocks – Kansas City Royals – – 2-4, HR (1), 2R, 2RBi, K – 

Florida State League:

  • William Contreras, C – Florida Fire Frogs – Atlanta Braves – – 4-4, 2 2B, BB – – The Braves top catching prospect is 10 for his last 17 (.588) and has three doubles over his last two games and holds a .333 batting average on the season thus far. 
  • Moises Gomez, RF – Charlotte Stone Crabs – Tampa bay Rays – – 3-4, 2 2B, 2R, 2RBi, BB –
  • Matt Vierling, DH – Clearwater Threshers – Philadelphia Phillies – – 1-3, HR (3), R, 2RBi, BB, K, SB (5) – 
  • Pablo Olivares, CF – Tampa Tarpons – New York Yankees –– 3-4, 2B, R, BB, K, 2 SB (2,3) –
  • Dylan Busby, 3B – Bradenton Marauders – Pittsburgh Pirates – – 2-4, 2 HR (7,8), 2R, 3RBi, K – – Four of Busby’s eight home runs on the season have come in his last five games. 

Midwest League: 

  • Jacob Amaya, SS – Great Lakes Loons  – Los Angeles Dodgers – – 3-6 , 2B, 2R, RBi, K – 
  • Chris Williams, 1B – Cedar Rapids Kernels – Minnesota Twins – 1-2, HR (4), R, 3RBi, 2BB – 

South Atlantic League: 

  • Steele Walker, CF – Kannapolis Intimidators – Chicago White Sox – – 2-4, 2B, R, 2RBi, BB, K – 
  • Chase Lambert, SS/2B – Greensboro Grasshoppers – Pittsburgh Pirates – – 3-5, HR (1), 2R, 2RBi, BB – 
  • Rodolfo Castro, 2B – Greensboro Grasshoppers – Pittsburgh Pirates – – 2-4, HR (4), 2R, 2RBi – 
  • Gilbert Lara, SS – Hagerstown Suns – Washington Nationals – – 2-5, HR (5), R, 2RBi – 
  • Willie MacIver, C – Asheville Tourists – Colorado Rockies – – 2-2, HR (5), R, 3RBi, BB – 
  • Terrin Vavra, SS – Asheville Tourists – Colorado Rockies – – 1-3, HR (3), 2R, 2RBi, 2BB – 
  • Samuel Huff, C- Hickory Crawdads – Texas Rangers – – 2-5, HR (11), 2R, RBi, BB, SB (3) – 
  • Curtis Terry, 1B – Hickory Crawdads – Texas Rangers –– 3-5, HR (6), 2 2B, 2R, 2RBi, K – 
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