June 25, 2019 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

*Top Hitter of the Day* 

  • Cole Roederer, CF – South Bend Cubs – Chicago Cubs –– 5-5, HR (3), 3B, 2 2B, 3R, 4RBi –– The Cubs Round 2C selection in 2018 hit for his first career cycle in last night’s 10-4 victory over Fort Wayne (SD). The 6’0″- 175 lb. William S. Hart HS grad doubled in his first at-bat, scoring third baseman Christopher Morel in what was a four-run top of the first for South Bend. Roederer singled in the top of the third, laced his second double of the night in the fifth, then belted his third homer of the season in the seventh, scoring Morel once again after he lined a one-out single to center. The Cubs headed to the ninth with a comfortable 8-2 lead, but Morel and Roederer weren’t finished, leading off the ninth inning with back-to-back triples. Morel scored and Roederer touched home for South Bend’s tenth run on right fielder Jonathan Sierra‘s sac fly to right field. Cubs reliever Ivan Medina gave up two runs on three hits in the bottom of the ninth, but secured South Bend’s 40th victory of the season.

California League: 

  • Jeren Kendell, DH – Rancho Cucamonga Quakes – Los Angeles Dodgers –– 2-4, HR (6), 3B, R, 3RBi, 2K –
  • Luis Campusano, DH – Lake Elsinore Storm – San Diego Padres –– 2-5, HR (8), R, RBi, K –
  • Heliot Ramos, CF – San Jose Giants – San Francisco Giants –– 3-4, HR (9), 2B, 2R, 2RBi –

Carolina League: 

  • KJ Harrison, DH – Potomac Nationals – Washington Nationals – – 2-4, HR (3), R, 2RBi, K – 
  • J.C. Escarra, 1B – Frederick Keys – Baltimore Orioles – – 4-5, 2B, 2R, RBi, K – 
  • Steele Walker, CF – Winston-Salem Dash – Chicago White Sox – – 1-4, HR (5), R, 3RBi – 

Florida State League: 

  • Dalton Guthrie, 3B – Clearwater Threshers – Philadelphia Phillies – – 1-3, HR (2), R, 3RBi, BB, K – 
  • Tristan Pompey, LF – Jupiter Hammerheads – Miami Marlins – – 4-5, 2B – 
  • Jacob Zanon, CF – St. Lucie Mets – New York Mets – – 2-4, R, RBi, K, SB (10) – 
  • Oswaldo Cabrera, 2B – Tampa Tarpons – New York Yankees – – 3-4, 2B, 2RBi – 
  • Bruce Yari, 1B – Daytona Tortugas – Cincinnati Reds – – 3-5, HR (5), 2R, 2RBi, 2K – 

Midwest League: 

  • Nick Quintana, 3B – West Michigan Whitecaps – Detroit Tigers –– 3-4, HR (1), R, 2RBi –
  • Bo Naylor, C – Lake County Captains – Cleveland Indians –– 2-5, HR (5), 2R, RBi –
  • Ruben Cardenas, RF – Lake County Captains – Cleveland Indians –– 3-5, 2 2B, R, 2RBi –
  • Jake Brodt, 1B – Lansing Lugnuts – Toronto Blue Jays –– 2-4, HR (9), R, RBi –
  • Christopher Morel, 3B – South Bend Cubs – Chicago Cubs –4-5, 3B, 2B, 3R, RBi –

South Atlantic League: 

  • Triston Casas, DH – Greenville Drive – Boston Red Sox –– 2-4, HR (14), R, 2RBi –
  • Everlous Lozada, 2B – Greenville Drive – Boston Red Sox –– 3-4, 2 2B, 2R, RBi –
  • Braden Shewmake, SS – Rome Braves – Atlanta Braves –– 2-4, 2B, 2R, RBi, K –
  • Onil Pena, 1B – West Virginia Power – Seattle Mariners –– 3-5, 2 HR (9,10), 3R, 6RBi, K –
  • Mason Martin, 1B – Greensboro Grasshoppers – Pittsburgh Pirates –– 2-4, HR (19), 2R, 2RBi, K, SB (6) –Martin clubbed his South Atlantic League leading 19th home run last night, but the Grasshoppers fell short, dropping a 12-6 contest to West Virginia.
  • Tyreque Reed, 1B – Hickory Crawdads – Texas Rangers –– 2-4, HR (2), 2R, RBi –
  • Sherten Apostel, 3B – Hickory Crawdads – Texas Rangers –– 1-3, HR (11), 2R, 2RBi, BB, K – 
  • Frankie Tostado, 1B – Asheville Tourists – Colorado Rockies – – 2-4, HR (11), R, 2RBi, K – 
  • Robert Neustrom, LF – Delmarva Shorebirds – Baltimore Orioles – – 3-4, HR (4), 2B, 2R, 2RBi – 

New York – Penn League:

  • Hill Alexander, RF – Hudson Valley Renegades – Tampa Bay Rays – – 4-5, R, 2RBi, K – 
  • Onix Vega, C – Auburn Doubledays – Washington Nationals – – 3-4, 4RBi – 
  • George Valera, CF – Mahoning Valley Scrappers – Cleveland Indians – – 4-5, HR (3), 2B, R, 6RBi, K – The 18-year-old Queens, NY native pulled into a tie for the overall total bases lead (25) (Jordan Diaz – Vermont) with four more hits yesterday versus State College. 
  • Stanley Espinal, RF – State College Spikes – St. Louis Cardinals – – 3-4, 3B, 2B, 3R, 2RBi, BB – 
  • Pedro Pages, DH – State College Spikes – St. Louis Cardinals –– 2-3, 2R, 2RBi, 2BB – 
  • J.D. Orr, LF – Batavia Muckdogs – Miami Marlins – – 3-4, 2R, 2 SB (2,3) – 

Northwest League: 

  • Matthew Acosta, CF – Tri-Cty Dust Devils – San Diego Padres – – 2-2, 2RBi, 2BB – 
  • Kristian Robinson, RF – Hillsboro Hops – Arizona Diamonsbacks – – 1-5, HR (1), R, 2RBi 
  • Andy Yerzy, 1B – Hillsboro Hops – Arizona Diamonsbacks –– 3-5, 2B, R, SB (1) – 

Appalachian League: 

  • Saul Torres, C – Pulaski Yankees – New York Yankees – – 3-4, 2 2B, R, RBi, BB – 
  • Willie Carter, LF – Danville Braves – Atlanta Braves – – 3-4, 2 2B, R, 3RBi, K – 
  • Bryce Ball, 1B – Danville Braves – Atlanta Braves –– 1-3, HR (3), 4R, 2RBi, BB – 
  • Spencer Steer, SS – Elizabethton Twins – Minnesota Twins – – 1-4, HR (1), 2R, RBi, BB – 
  • Zach Jackson, DH – Johnson City Cardinals – St. Louis Cardinals – – 3-5, 3B, 2B, 3R, RBi, K – 
  • Chandler Redmond, 3B – Johnson City Cardinals – St. Louis Cardinals –– 1-3, HR (1), 2R, 3RBi, BB, K – 

Pioneer League: 

  • Sam McWilliams, 2B – Ogden Raptors – Los Angeles Dodgers – – 3-5, HR (2), 2B, 3R, RBi, K – 
  • Ernesto Martinez, 1B – Rocky Mountain Vibes – Milwaukee Brewers – – 3-4, 2B, 2R, 2RBi, BB, K – 
  • Antonio Pinero, SS – Rocky Mountain Vibes – Milwaukee Brewers –– 3-5, 2B, R, 3RBi, BB, K – 
  • Jeremiah Jackson, SS – Orem Owlz – Los Angeles Angels – – 1-5, HR (1), R, 2RBi, 3K – 
  • Colin Simpson, DH – Grand Junction Rockies – Colorado Rockies – – 3-4, 2B, 2R, 2RBi, BB – 
  • Rhett Aplin, 1B – Idaho Falls Chukars – Kansas City Royals – – 1-4, HR (5), R, 3RBi, 2K – – Five of Aplin’s eleven hits on the season have cleared Pioneer League fences,  as he leads the league in homers and sits tied for second in total bases (26).  
  • Liover Peguero, SS – Missoula Osprey – Arizona Diamondbacks – – 3-5, 2B, R, 2RBi, 2 SB (2,3) – 

Arizona League: 

  • Ryan Reynolds, 3B – AZL Cubs 1 – Chicago Cubs – – 2-5, HR (1), 2R, 2RBi, 3K –
  •  Ervis Marchan, 1B – AZL Cubs 1 – Chicago Cubs – – 4-5, 2B, R, 2RBi – 
  • Jhoan Paulino, SS – AZL Athletics Green – Oakland Athletics – – 3-4, 3B, 2B, 3R – 
  • CJ Abrams, SS – AZL Padres 1 – San Diego Padres –– 3-4, 4R, BB, 2 SB (2,3) – 
  • Jackie Urbaez, 2B – AZL Brewers Blue – Milwaukee Brewers – – 2-4, 2B, 4R, 2BB – 
  • Cam Devanney, SS – AZL Brewers Blue – Milwaukee Brewers –– 3-6, 3R, RBi, K, 2 SB (3,4) – 
  • Shane Selman, LF – AZL Athletics Gold – Oakland Athletics – – 3-6, 2B, 2R, 2RBi – 
  • Kelvin Alarcon, 1B/2B – AZL Padres 2 – San Diego Padres – – 4-5, 2R, 3RBi, BB, SB (4) –

Gulf Coast League: 

  • Shayne Fontana, CF – GCLeague Orioles – Baltimore Orioles –– 2-3, 3B, 2RBi, BB, SB (1) – 
  • Pedro Hurtado, C – GCL Tigers West – Detroit Tigers – – 2-3, R, 3RBi – 
  • Omar Martinez, 1B – GCL Tigers West – Detroit Tigers –– 2-4, HR (1), 2B, R, RBi – 
  • Adrian Hernandez, RF – GCL Mets – New York Mets –– 2-5, HR (1), 2R, RBi, K, SB (1) – 
  • Francisco Alvarez, C – GCL Mets – New York Mets –– 2-4, 2 2B, 2R, RBi, BB – 
  • Branden Fryman, DH – GCL Mets – New York Mets –– 3-4, 2B, 2R, 3RBi, BB – 
  • Nick Conti, 2B – GCL Mets – New York Mets –– 2-4, HR (1), 2B, R, 3RBi – 

Dominican Summer League: 

  • Dariel Lopez, SS – DSL Pirates2 – Pittsburgh Pirates – – 3-5, R, 3RBi, K – 
  • Robinson Ramos, 1B – DSL Indians – Cleveland Indians – – 2-4, HR (2), 2R, 2RBi, BB, K – 
  • Skeiling Rodriguez, RF – DSL Indians – Cleveland Indians –– 4-5, 3B, 3R, RBi, K, SB (4) – 
  • Alisson Del Orbe, 3B – DSL Rangers2 – Texas Rangers – – 3-5, HR (1), R, 4RBi – 
  • Sergio Campana, CF – DSL Pirates1 – Pittsburgh Pirates – – 4-4, 3B, R, RBi – 
  • Luisangel Jose Acuna, 2B – DSL Rangers1 – Texas Rangers – – 3-4, 2B, 3R – 
  • Jandel Paulino, LF – DSL Marlins – Miami Marlins – – 3-4, 2B, 3R – 
  • Luis Matos, CF – DSL Giants – San Francisco Giants – – 2-5, HR (4,5), 2R, 3RBi, K – 
  • Yohendrick Pinango, LF – DSL Cubs1 – Chicago Cubs – – 2-4, 2B, 2R, 2RBi, BB, K – 
  • Darlin Moquete, RF – DSL Cardinals Blue – St. Louis Cardinals – 3-5, 2B, RBI, K, SB (9) – 
  • Johnabiell Laureano, CF – DSL White Sox – Chicago White Sox – – 3-4, 3B, 2RBi – 
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