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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: April 13th-19th

Ben Gamel of the Scranton/WB RailRiders Photo by Gabe Rodriguez/Legends on Deck

Ben Gamel of the Scranton/WB RailRiders Photo by Gabe Rodriguez/Legends on Deck

Here is the next installment of the weekly series where I highlight a few players in each league that are “Hot” or “Not”, from the second week of the minor league season. This weeks list covers games played April 13-19.

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Triple-A

International League

Who’s Hot
Infield – Carlos Sanchez, Charlotte – 15-for-28, 4 2B’s
Outfield – Ben Gamel, Scranton/WB – 11-for-19, 2 3B’s
Pitcher – Pat Dean, Rochester – 6 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K’s

Who’s Not
Infield – Donald Lutz, Louisville – 1-for-13, 5 K’s
Outfield – Jared Mitchell, Charlotte – 2-for-18, 7 K’s
Pitcher – Alex Meyer, Rochester – 3.2 IP, 7 H, 5 ER, 5 BB, 6 K’s

Pacific Coast League

Who’s Hot
Infield – Adam Duvall, Sacramento – 14-for-30, 2 HR’s
Outfield – Jarrett Parker, Sacramento – 8-for-20, 3 HR’s
Pitcher – Yohan Pino, Omaha – 7 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K’s

Who’s Not
Infield – Andy Parrino, Nashville – 1-for-22, HR, 12 K’s
Outfield – Daniel Robertson, Salt Lake – 2-for-27, 4 K’s
Pitcher – John Gast, Memphis – 3.2 IP, 10 H, 8 ER, 1 BB, 2 K’s

Double-A

Eastern League

Who’s Hot
Infield – Tommy Murphy, New Britain – 12-for-24, 2 HR’s
Outfield – Roman Quinn, Reading – 11-for-26, 6 SB’s
Pitcher – Zach Eflin, Reading – 8 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K’s

Who’s Not
Infield – Erik Gonzalez, Akron – 4-for-23, 7 K’s
Outfield – Daniel Carbonell, Richmond – 3-for-20, 6 K’s
Pitcher – Tim Berry, Bowie – 9.2 IP, 15 H, 12 ER, 7 BB’s, 4 K’s

Southern League

Who’s Hot
Infield – Dan Vogelbach, Tennessee – 9-for-16, 2 2B’s
Outfield – Mallex Smith, Mississippi – 14-for-25, 1 HR, 4 SB’s
Pitcher – Tyler Duffey, Chattanooga – 7 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K’s

Who’s Not
Infield- Patrick Leonard, Montgomery – 3-for-23, 6 K’s
Outfield- Carlos Lopez, Jacksonville – 3-for-17, 3 K’s
Pitcher – Greg Peavey, Chattanooga – 2.2 IP, 13 H, 10 R, 1 K

Texas League

Who’s Hot
Infield – Corey Seager, Tulsa – 14-for-26, 2 HR’s
Outfield – Nick Williams, Frisco – 11-for-23, 1 HR, 1 SB
Pitcher – Julio Urias, Tulsa – 5.2 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 1 BB 10 K’s

Who’s Not
Infield- J.T. Wise, Frisco – 2-for-20, 6 K’s
Outfield – Jaycob Brugman, Midland – 1-for-13, 2 K’s
Pitcher – Bryan Rodriguez, San Antonio – 4 IP, 11 H, 7 ER, 0 BB, 1 K

Class-A Advanced

Carolina League

Who’s Hot
Infield – Wilmer Difo, Potomac – 12-for-29, 3 HR’s, 3 SB’s
Outfield – Bubba Starling, Wilmington – 10-for-23, 1 HR, 2 SB’s
Pitcher – James Dykstra, Wilmington – 7 I, 0 Hits, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K’s

Who’s Not
Infield- Levi Hyams, Carolina – 1-for-14, 4 K’s
Outfield – Mike Papi, Lynchburg – 2-for-27, 10 K’s
Pitcher – Lucas Sims, Carolina – 2.1 IP, 5 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 2 K’s

Florida State League

Who’s Hot
Infield – Felix Munoz, Jupiter – 12-for-27, 1 HR
Outfield – Michael Conforto, St Lucie – 10-for-27, 3 HR’s
Pitcher – Blake Snell, Charlotte – 5 IP, 1 H, 2 BB’s, 8 K’s

Who’s Not
Infield – Angel Ortega, Brevard County – 2-for-18, 4 K’s
Outfield – Cameron Flynn, Jupiter – 3-for-27, 6 K’s
Pitcher – Trey Nielsen, Palm Beach – 3 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 5 K’s

California League

Who’sHot
Infield – Fidel Pena, Visalia – 9-for-21, 3 2B’s
Outfield – Brett Phillips, Lancaster – 13-for-30, 1 HR, 1 SB
Pitcher – Edison Frias, Lancaster- 5 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K’s

Who’s Not
Infield – Brian Ragira, San Jose – 2-for-22, 9 K’s
Outfield – Jeremy Baltz, Lake Elsinore –  1-for-19, 5 K’s
Pitcher – Michael Johnson, Rancho Cucamonga – 7.2 IP, 7 H, 8 ER, 8 BB’s, 4 K’s

Class-A

South Atlantic League

Who’s Hot
Infield – Brett Austin, Kannapolis – 9-for-16, 2B, 3B
Outfield – Carlos Tocci, Lakewood – 11-for-25, 4 2B’s, HR, 2 SB’s
Pitcher – Jordan Guerrero, Kannapolis – 6 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 11 K’s

Who’s Not
Infield – Tanner Murphy, Rome – 0-for-12, 7 K’s
Outfield – Elier Leyva, Delmarva – 1-for-17, 7 K’s
Pitcher – Adam Parks, Hickory – 6 IP, 12 H, 8 ER, 1 BB, 6 K’s

Midwest League

Who’s Hot
Infield – Jamie Ritchie, Quad Cities – 9-for-17, 1 HR, 2 SB’s
Outfield – Nick Torres, Fort Wayne – 12-for-28, 4 2B’s
Pitcher – Stephen Gonsalves, Cedar Rapids – 7 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 10 K’s

Who’s Not
Infield – Stryker Trahan, Kane County – 1-for-19, 6 K’s
Outfield – Alex Jackson, Clinton – 2-for-24, 9 K’s
Pitcher – Tom Jameson, Kane County – 1 IP, 5 H, 5 ER, 3 BB’s , 1 K

John Calvagno

John is a contributor for Legends on Deck. A Red Sox fan and Minor league enthusiast, he's usually writing about minor league baseball on his own blog - Notes from the Sally.John also loves Bruins hockey and Syracuse basketball.
John is married with two grown daughters and lives in Asheville, NC.
you can find John on Twitter @SALNotes
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