By Scott Barancik, Editor

Here are your minor-league highlights for the week of April 1-7, 2019:

Hitter of the Week: Scott Manea (Astros)



In his High-A debut, C Scott Manea (Astros/High-A) hit .444 (4-for-9) with 2 HRs, 3 RBIs and just one strikeout.

Pitcher of the Week: Max Lazar (Brewers)



Max Lazar (Brewers/A) earned a shutout win on April 6, yielding 2 hits and a walk over 6 innings while striking out 8.

Other highlights

  • 2B Ty Kelly (Angels/AAA) hit 1.000 (3-for-3) with an RBI and a walk.
  • After striking out a total of 6 times in his first two games of the season, OF Zach Borenstein (Cubs/AAA) went 3-for-5 with one RBI on April 7.
  • C Ryan Lavarnway (Yankees/AAA) hit a solo home run on April 7.
  • In his Double-A debut, OF Rhett Wiseman (Nationals/AA) hit .333 (4-for-12) with 2 HRs, a double and 5 RBIs.
  • SS Zack Kone (Pirates/A), a 2018 draftee, hit .500 (2-for-4) with a walk.
  • P RC Orlan (Indians/AAA) pitched 2.1 scoreless innings across 2 games, yielding a walk and a hit while striking out 4.
  • In his Double-A debut, P Brandon Gold (Colorado/AA) pitched 5 scoreless innings on April 6, yielding 5 hits and a walk while striking out 5.
  • P Rob Kaminsky (Indians/AA) pitched 2 scoreless innings on April 6, yielding 2 walks and no hits while striking out one.
  • In his High-A debut, P Sam Delaplane (Mariners/High-A) pitched 4.0 innings across 2 games to earn both a win and a save. He yielded one earned run on 2 hits and a walk while striking out 9.
  • In his High-A debut, P Keith Weisenberg (Braves/High-A) pitched a perfect inning on April 4, yielding no hits or walks while striking out 2.

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