Short-Season Daily Dish: Fedroff Hits First Pro Triple

Prospect Of The Day

Mahoning Valley center fielder Tim Fedroff (Indians) went 2-for-4 with a run, two RBIs and his first professional triple as the Scrappers knocked off the Williamsport Crosscutters (Phillies), 5-2. Fedroff was the Indians’ seventh-round draft pick out of North Carolina and has hit well in his professional debut, putting up a .329/.396/.424 line over his first 85 professional at-bats.

Prospect Nuggets

Lowell right fielder Mitch Dening (Red Sox) went 3-for-4 with his seventh triple of the year. . . Brooklyn right fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis (Mets) went 2-for-4 with a double, his 15th of the season. Nieuwenhuis was the Mets’ third-round pick this June out of Azusa Pacific and is hitting .279/.350/.400 over 280 at-bats. . . Staten Island left fielder Dan Brewer (Yankees) hit his third home run of the season in a 1-for-4 night. . . Batavia third baseman Jermaine Curtis (Cardinals) went 1-for-3 and has now hit safely in the past seven games. . . Vermont center fielder Marcus Jones went 4-for-5–the first four-hit game of his professional career. Jones was the Nationals’ 11th-round draft pick out of North Carolina State. In his first 55 professional at-bats, Jones has hit .309/.387/.418.

What To Watch For Today

The Jamestown Jammers (Marlins) face the Williamsport Crosscutters (Phillies) in a double header as the Jammers vie for a playoff spot, only a half game behind the Batavia Muckdogs with three games left in the season.