June 20, 2019 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

*Top Hitter of the Day* 

  • Terrin Vavra, SS – Asheville Tourists – Colorado Rockies –
    • – 4-7, 2 HR (7,8), 3R, 6RBi – 
      • – The Rockies third round draft choice out of the University of Minnesota (2018)  had the first two-home run game of his career, set a career high in hits and drove in six runs for the third time as a pro in Asheville’s 26-9 thrashing of Columbia. Vavra’s career game pulled him into a tie for second place in the South Atlantic League with 130 total bases with Hickory’s Curtis Terry. Greensboro’s Mason Martin (PIT) leads the league with 137. 

California League: 

  • Sean Bouchard, 3B – Lancaster Jethawks – Colorado Rockies –
    • – 4-4, 2 2B, R, RBi – 
  • Orlando Martinez, CF – Inland Empire 66ers – Los Angeles Angels –
    • – 1-4, HR (2), 2R, RBi, BB, 2K – 
  • Austin Beck, CF – Stockton Ports – Oakland A’s –
    • – 2-5, 2 2B, R, 3RBi, K – 
  • Lazaro Armenteros, LF – Stockton Ports – Oakland A’s –
    • – 2-5, HR (11), 2B, R, RBi, 3K – 
  • Alfonso Rivas, 1B – Stockton Ports – Oakland A’s –
    • – 2-4, HR (5), R, 2RBi, BB – 

Carolina League: 

  • Jacob Meyers, CF – Fayetteville Woodpeckers – Houston Astros –
    • – 2-4, HR (5), 2B, 2R, 5RBi, BB – 
  • Jakson Reetz, C – Potomac Nationals – Washington Nationals –
    • – 3-5, 2 HR (2,3), 3B, 2R, 5RBi, K – 

Florida State League: 

  • Trey Harris, RF – Florida Fire Frogs – Atlanta Braves –
    • – 1-4, HR (3/11), R, RBi – 
      • – Harris continued his breakout season last night, blasting his eleventh home run on the season, his third home run in HiA and his third round-tripper in as many days. 
  • Vidal Brujan, 2B – Charlotte Stone Crabs – Tampa Bay Rays –
    • – 2-3, R, RBi, BB, SB (22) – 
      • – Brujan’s steal of second base (after hitting a lead off single) in Charlotte’s half of the fourth vaulted him into the Florida State League lead in stolen bases over Charleston’s Brock Deatherage (NYY) who has 21 heading into Friday’s games. 
  • Royce Lewis, SS – Fort Myers Miracle – Minnesota Twins –
    • – 2-4, HR (5), 3R, 3RBi, BB, K, SB (12) – 
  • Jose Garcia, SS – Daytona Tortugas – Cincinnati Reds –
    • – 3-4, 2B, 2R, RBi, SB (4) – 
  • Jhailyn Ortiz, LF – Clearwater Threshers – Philadelphia Phillies –
    • – 1-4, HR (11), R, 4RBi, 2K – 

Midwest League: 

  • Grant Witherspoon, CF – Bowling Green Hot Rods – Tampa Bay Rays –
    • – 2-4, HR (8), R, RBi, 2K – 
  • Ross Adolph, CF – Quad Cities River Bandits – Houston Astros –
    • – 4-5, HR (6), 2 2B, 2R, 2RBi – 
  • David Fry, C – Wisconsin Timber Rattlers – Milwaukee Brewers –
    • – 2-4, HR (9), 2B, R, RBi – 
      • – Fry belted his ninth home run on the season in the seventh, but his double in the third increased his commanding Midwest League lead in doubles to 28 over second place, South Bend’s Tyler Durna who has 19. 

South Atlantic League: 

  • Jack Herman, RF – Greensboro Grasshoppers – Pittsburgh Pirates –
    • – 2-5, HR (4), 2R, RBi, 2K – 
  • Mark Vientos, 3B – Columbia Fireflies – New York Mets –
    • – 2-4, HR (6), 2B, 2R, 3RBi, K – 
  • Niko Decolati, CF – Asheville Tourists – Colorado Rockies –
    • – 4-7, 2 2B, 2R, 3RBi, K – 
  • John Cresto, 3B – Asheville Tourists – Colorado Rockies –
    • – 4-7, HR (4), 2 2B, 5R, 3RBi, K – 
  • Coco Montes, 2B – Asheville Tourists – Colorado Rockies –
    • – 3-6, HR (11), 2B, 2R, 5RBi, K – 
  • Julio Rodriguez, RF – West Virginia Power – Seattle Mariners –
    • – 1-3, HR (2), R, RBi, 2BB – 
  • Nathan Eaton, 3B – Lexington Legends – Kansas City Royals –
    • – 4-5, 4 2B, 2R, 2RBi, K – 

New York – Penn League:

  • Corbin Williams, CF – Williamsport Crosscutters – Philadelphia Phillies –
    • – 1-3, R, BB, K, 3 SB (2,3,4) – 
  • Stanley Espinal, LF – State College Spikes – St. Louis Cardinals –
    • – 2-2, R, 4RBi, BB – 
  • Henderson De Oleo, 3B – Mahoning Valley Scrappers – Cleveland Indians –
    • – 1-4, HR (1), R, 3RBi, 2K – 
  • Joe Perez, 3B – Tri-City ValleyCats – Houston Astros –
    • – 3-4, HR (1), 2R, 2RBi – 

Northwest League: 

  • Miguel Perez, CF – Everett AquaSox – Seattle Mariners –
    • – 2-5, 3B, 2B, 2R, RBi, K – 
  • Sean Roby, DH – Salem-Keizer Volcanoes – San Francisco Giants –
    • – 3-4, 2B, R, 2RBi – 
  • Kristian Robinson, CF – Hillsboro Hops – Arizona Diamonsbacks –
    • – 2-4, 2B, 2RBi, BB, K – 
      • – The Diamondbacks number five ranked prospect registered his fifth consecutive two-hit performance last night against Tri-City. 

Appalachian League: 

  • Andres Regnault, DH – Kingsport Mets – New York Mets –
    • – 3-5, HR (2), 2B, 2R, 4RBi – 
  • Logan Porter, 1B – Burlington Royals – Kansas City Royals –
    • – 2-4, HR (2), 2R, 3RBi, 2K – 
  • Maikel Garcia, SS – Burlington Royals – Kansas City Royals –
    • – 3-5, 2R, 2RBi, 3 SB (2,3,4) – 

Pioneer League: 

  • Adrian Rondon, SS – Orem Owlz – Los Angeles Angels –
    • – 4-5, 2 2B, 4R, 2RBi, K – 
  • Jose Verrier, 3B – Orem Owlz – Los Angeles Angels –
    • – 2-4, HR (2), 2R, 4RBi, K, SB (1) – 
  • Marco Hernandez, C – Ogden Raptors – Los Angeles Dodgers –
    • – 3-5, R, 2RBi – 

Arizona League: 

  • Wildred Patino, CF – AZL D-backs – Arizona Diamondbacks –
    • – 2-3, 3B, R, 3RBi – 
  • Wendell Marrero, DH – AZL Reds – Cincinnati Reds –
    • – 4-4, 2B, 3R, 2RBi – 
  • DJ Gladney, 3B – AZL White Sox – Chicago White Sox –
    • – 3-7, HR (1), 2 2B, 2R, 3RBi, 2K – 
  • Jose Rodriguez, DH – AZL White Sox – Chicago White Sox –
    • – 3-7, 3B, 2R, RBi, 2K – 
  • Edickson Soto, LF – AZL Royals – Kansas City Royals –
    • – 2-5, HR (2), R, 4RBi, K – 
  • Blaine Crim, 1B – AZL Rangers – Texas Rangers –
    • – 3-5, 2 2B, 2R, 3RBi – 
  • C.J. Abrams, SS – AZL Padres 1 – San Diego Padres –
    • – 2-4, 3B, 2B, 2R, K – 
  • Santis Sanchez, 1B – AZL Athletics Gold – Oakland Athletics –
    • – 4-6, HR (2), 2R, 3RBi, BB – 
  • Kyle McCann, DH – AZL Athletics Gold – Oakland Athletics –
    • – 3-5, 3B, 2B, 4R, 4RBi, BB, 2K – 
  • Michael Woodworth, 2B – AZL Athletics Gold – Oakland Athletics –
    • – 1-6, HR (1), 3R, 4RBi – 

Gulf Coast League: 

  • The Gulf Coast League begins play on Monday, June 24 

Dominican Summer League: 

  • Jeferson Espinal, CF – DSL D-backs1 – Arizona Diamondbacks – 
    • – 2-4, 3B, 2R, BB, K, SB (3) – 
  • Juan Batista, RF – DSL D-backs1 – Arizona Diamondbacks – 
    • – 2-4, 3B, 2RBi, BB, 2 SB (8,9) – 
  • Luis Feliz, LF – DSL Rangers2 – Texas Rangers –
    • – 2-5, 2B, 2R, 2RBi – 
  • Ronny Novas, CF – DSL Rockies – Colorado Rockies –
    • – 2-2, 3R, RBi, 3BB, 2 SB (5,6) – 
  • Fadriel Cruz, DH – DSL Rockies – Colorado Rockies –
    • – 0-3, 2BB, K, SB (17) –
      • – Normally I wouldn’t place a player on the list who went 0-3 at the plate on the day, and is batting .196 on the season, but it’s intriguing to note that despite the batting average, the 5’10”- 170 lb. lefty from the Dominican Republic has a .375 on-base percentage, leads the DSL with 17 stolen bases and carries a 16:15 BB:K ratio into Friday’s games. 
  • Dariel Lopez, SS – DSL Pirates2 – Pittsburgh Pirates –
    • – 2-5, 2B, 2R, 3RBi – 
  • Flemin Bautista, SS – DSL Cubs2 – Chicago Cubs –
    • – 1-3, HR (2), R, 3RBi, BB, K – 
  • Elio Prado, CF – DSL Red Sox2 – Boston Red Sox
    • – 1-3, HR (3), 2R, 3RBi, 2BB, K – 
  • Luis Matos, CF – DSL Giants – San Francisco Giants –
    • – 2-5, HR (3), 2B, 2R, 4RBi, SB (5) – 
  • Victor Bericoto, DH – DSL Giants – San Francisco Giants –
    • – 1-2, HR (2), 3R, RBi, 4BB, K – 
  • Julio Machado, 1B – DSL Marlins – Miami Marlins –
    • – 4-5, 2 2B, R – 
  • Raul Campos, 2B – DSL Marlins – Miami Marlins –
    • – 2-4, HR (1), R, 3RBi – 
  • Yelson Ceballo, DH – DSL Pirates1 – Pittsburgh Pirates –
    • – 3-5, 3B, 2R, 3RBi – 
  • Javier Sanchez, 1B – DSL Royals2 – Kansas City Royals –
    • – 4-5, 2B, R. 2RBi, K – 
  • Claudio Ramirez, DH – DSL Cardinals Red – St. Louis Cardinals –
    • – 2-4, HR (1), 2B, 2R, 4RBi, BB, K – 
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