May 2, 2019 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

*Top Hitter of the Day*

  • D.J. Neal, RF – Lansing Lugnuts – Toronto Blue Jays
    • – 3-3, HR (3), 4R, 2RBi, 2BB, 2 SB (5,6) –
      • Since April 18, the 6’3″- 220 lb. righty has raised his batting average 80 points, collecting 14 hits in 35 at-bats over his last 10 games (.400). 

California League:

  • Eugene Helder, 1B – Modesto Nuts – Seattle Mariners – 
    • – 3-4, 2 2B, 2R, BB – 
  • Joe Rizzo, 3B – Modesto Nuts – Seattle Mariners – 
    • – 3-5, 2B, R, RBi, K –
  • Yoel Yanqui, 1B – Visalia Rawhide – Arizona Diamondbacks –
    • – 3-5, HR (3), R, 2RBi – 
  • Zane Gurwitz, 2B – Inland Empire 66ers – Los Angeles Angels –
    • – 2-3, HR (1), 2R, 2RBi – 

Carolina League:

  • Telmito Agustin, LF – Potomac Nationals – Washington Nationals – 
    • – 4-4, R, SB (4) – 
  • Brewer Hicklen, DH – Wilmington Blue Rocks – Kansas City Royals – 
    • – 1-2, HR (1), 2R, 2RBi, 3BB, 2 SB (5,6) – 
  • Seth Beer, LF – Fayetteville Woodpeckers – Houston Astros –
    • – 2-4, HR (5), 2R, 2RBi, 2K – 

Florida State League:

  • Vidal Brujan, SS – Charlotte Stone Crabs – Tampa Bay Rays – 
    • – 3-4, 3B, 2B, R, RBi, BB – 
  • Dermis Garcia, 1B – Tampa Tarpons – New York Yankees – 
    • – 1-4, HR (7), 2R, RBi – 
  • Cal Stevenson, CF – Dunedin Blue Jays – Toronto Blue Jays – 
    • – 2-3, HR (3), 2R, RBi, BB – 
  • Ryan Noda, 1B – Dunedin Blue Jays – Toronto Blue Jays – 
    • – 1-2, HR (3), R, 2RBi, BB, K –

Midwest League:

  • Cole Roederer, CF – South Bend Cubs – Chicago Cubs –
    • – 1-3, HR (1), R, RBi, BB, K –
  • Kevin Maitan, DH – Burlington Bees – Los Angeles Angels –
    • 3-5, 2B, 2R, RBi, SB (1) –
  • Nonie Williams, LF – Burlington Bees – Los Angeles Angels –
    • – 2-4, 2 2B, R, 4RBi, BB, K –
  • Connor McVey, 3B – Wisconsin Timber Rattlers – Milwaukee Brewers –
    • – 2-2, HR (1), R, 2RBi, 2BB –
  • Buddy Kennedy, 3B/2B/3B – Kane County Cougars – Arizona Diamondbacks –
    • – 2-3, 2 2B, 2R, RBi, BB –
  • Reece Hampton, DH – West Michigan Whitecaps – Detroit Tigers –
    • – 3-5, 2B, R, RBi, K, SB (3) –
  • Sean Reynolds, 1B – Clinton Lumberkings – Miami Marlins – 
    • – 2-4, HR (5), R, 2RBi, K – 
      • – Yesterday was the third game in a row that the Lumberking first baseman  went yard, and Reynolds finally breached the the Mendoza Line (.209) with seven hits in his last 15 at-bats. Probably the more impressive numbers are the three walks to two strikeouts in his last three games, mainly because he averages over two K’s per game this season (51 in 25 games).
  • Ivan Herrera, C – Peoria Chiefs – St. Louis Cardinals – 
    • – 3-5, 3RBi – 

South Atlantic League:

  • Malvin Matos, RF – Lakewood BlueClaws – Philadelphia Phillies – 
    • – 3-5, 3B, 2 2B, 2R, 3RBi –
  • Trey Harris, RF – Rome Braves – Atlanta Braves – 
    • – 2-3, 2B, 2R, RBi, SB (2) – 
  • Mason Martin, 1B – Greensboro Grasshoppers – Pittsburgh Pirates – 
    • – 1-2, HR (7), R, RBi, 2BB, K – 
  • Pedro Gonzalez, CF – Hickory Crawdads – Texas Rangers – 
    • – 2-3, 3B, 2R, RBi, 2BB, K – 
  • Curtis Terry, 1B – Hickory Crawdads – Texas Rangers –
    • – 2-3, 2 2B, 3R, BB – 
  • Devlin Granberg, 1B – Greenville Drive – Boston Red Sox – 
    • – 3-5, 2B, 3RBi – 
  • Kyle Marinconz, 2B – Hagerstown Suns – Washington Nationals – 
    • – 2-5, HR (1), 2B, R, 4RBi, K – 
  • Terrin Vavra, 2B – Asheville Tourists – Colorado Rockies – 
    • – 3-5, 2 2B, 2R, RBi, K – 
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