June 5, 2019 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

*Top Hitter of the Day*

  • Trevor Larnach, DH – Fort Myers Miracle – Minnesota Twins –
    • – 3-3, 2 2B, R, 2RBi, BB, SB (3) – 
      • Larnach’s two doubles and third stolen base of the season helped pull him into a first place tie with teammate Lewin Diaz for the Florida State League total base lead (100). 

California League: 

  • Luis Campusano, DH – Lake Elsinore Storm – San Diego Padres –
    • – 2-4, 2B, R, 2RBi, BB – 
  • Olivier Basabe, 3B – Lake Elsinore Storm – San Diego Padres –
    • – 2-4, HR (5), 3R, RBi, BB, K  – 
  • Esteury Ruiz, 2B – Lake Elsinore Storm – San Diego Padres –
    • – 3-4, 2B, 2RBi, SB (21) – 
  • Carlos Herrera, SS – Lancaster Jethawks – Colorado Rockies –
    • – 1-3, HR, R, RBi, 2K, SB (8) – 

Carolina League: 

  • The Carolina League had a scheduled day off Wednesday

Florida State League: 

  • Riley Delgado, SS – Florida Fire Frogs – Atlanta Braves –
    • – 2-5, 3B, R, RBi – 
  • Lewin Diaz, 1B – Fort Myers Miracle – Minnesota Twins –
    • – 1-4, 2B, R, BB, K – 
  • Carlos Cortes, DH – St. Lucie Mets – New York Mets –
    • – 1-3, HR (5), R, 2RBi, BB, SB (3) –

Midwest League: 

  • Nick Podkul, 2B – Lansing Lugnuts – Toronto Blue Jays –
    • – 1-3, HR (2), R, RBi, BB, 2K, SB (11) – 
  • Griffin Conine, RF – Lansing Lugnuts – Toronto Blue Jays –
    • – 2-3, HR (4), 2R, RBi, BB, K, SB (1) – 
      • – There hasn’t been a more productive hitter in the Midwest League, or maybe the entire minors, over the last seven games than the 21-year-old Conine. Last night versus Great Lakes, the 6’1″- 200 lb. lefty registered another two hits, hit his second home run in as many days and stole his first base of the year. 
  • Dillon Paulson, 1B – Great Lakes Loons – Los Angeles Dodgers –
    • – 2-4, HR (8), 2B, 2R, 2RBi – 
      • – The former University of Southern Cal draftee (2018 – thirteenth round) and Midwest League leader in walks (40) has been the most productive first baseman in the league and drew a well-deserved 2019 MWL All-Star nod.
  • Hunter Feduccia, C – Great Lakes Loons – Los Angeles Dodgers –
    • – 3-4, 2 2B, R, 2RBi – 
  • Wander Franco, SS – Bowling Green Hot Rods – Tampa Bay Rays –
    • – 2-4, RBi, SB (5) – 
  • Will Benson, CF – Lake County Captains – Cleveland Indians –
    • – 2-4, 2 2B, R – 
  • David Fry, 1B – Wisconsin Timber Rattlers – Milwaukee Brewers –
    • – 1-5, HR (7), R, RBi, K – 

South Atlantic League: 

  • Kole Enright, LF – Hickory Crawdads – Texas Rangers –
    • – 2-4, HR (1), 2B, R, RBi – 
  • Canaan Smith, LF – Charleston RiverDogs – New York Yankees –
    • – 1-4, HR (5), R, RBi, 2K – 
  • Michael Gigliotti, CF – Lexington Legends – Kansas City Royals –
    • – 2-5, HR (1), R, RBi, K – 
      • – The Royals round four draft pick in 2017 out of Lipscomb University (TN) knocked his first home run of 2019, but the Lexington center fielder leads the South Atlantic lead with 24 stolen bases. 
  • Tyler Esplin, RF – Greenville Drive – Boston Red Sox –
    • – 2-4, HR (2), 2B, 2R, 2RBi, K – 
  • Triston Casas, 1B – Greenville Drive – Boston Red Sox –
    • – 2-5, R, 2K – 
  • Niko Decolati, RF – Asheville Tourists – Colorado Rockies –
    • – 2-4, 3B, RBi – 
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