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Yesterday’s Hitter

Who had the standout hitting performance yesterday in baseball? Each day we’ll share who we think was “Yesterday’s Hitter”

Yesterday’s Hitter 09-15-14: Mark Trumbo


Yesterday’s Hitter Award goes to Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Mark Trumbo.  Trumbo went 2 for 4 yesterday, with a homerun and 5 RBI’s.  Trumbo started Arizona’s scoring in the third with a Grand Slam, then finished it with a single to center in the seventh.  The Diamonbacks beat the Giants 6-2.

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Yesterday’s Hitter 09-11-14: Yunel Escobar

Yunel Escobar Batting

Yesterday’s Hitter Award goes to the Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar.  Escobar did everything in his power to beat the Yankees last night.  He went 3 for 3 with 2 home runs and 4 RBI’s.  It  wasn’t quite enough though, as the Yankees beat the Rays 5-4  on a walk-off home run by Chris Young.

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Yesterday’s Hitter 09-02-14: Adam Wainwright


Yesterday’s Hitter Award goes to someone who many people may think isn’t deserving, when you have guys like Buster Posey going 3 for 5 and Jose Altuve going 4 for 5.  I feel the most deserving of Yesterday’s Hitter Award is Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals.  Now not only did Wainwright get his 16th win of the season ...

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Yesterday’s Hitter 08-28-14: Jason Castro

Jason Castro Hitting

After much debate Yesterday’s Hitter Award goes to Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro.  The Astros as a team don’t have much to cheer about, but between Castro and Chris Carter they do have a little bit of pop in their lineup.  Last night Castro went 2 for 3 with a Grand Slam against the Rangers in the Astros 4-2 win over ...

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Yesterday’s Hitter 08-18-14: Nick Markakis

Yesterday’s Hitter Award goes to Nick Markakis of the Baltimore Orioles. Not only did Markakis rob a two-run homer defensively, he also went 3 for 5 with a two-run homer and 2 RBI’s in the Orioles 8-2 win over the White Sox yesterday. Here is a video of Nick robbing the home run. Your browser does not support iframes.

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Yesterday’s Hitter 08-14-14: Pierce Jones


Sorry its later than normal. It’s been crazy in my office. Yesterday’s Hitter Award is going to someone you may not expect today.  Pierce Jones of the Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League electrified audiences yesterday going 4 for 4 with a triple and 3 Hr’s in his teams 12-2 win yesterday afternoon against Lynwood, Washington. 

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Yesterday’s Hitter 08-10-14: Devin Mesoraco

Yesterday’s Hitter Award goes to Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco. Mesoraco went 2 for 4 yesterday, with 2 homeruns and a career high 6 RBI’s.  His Grand Slam in the 5th inning broke the game open for the Reds, who went on to beat the Marlins 7-2. Mesoraco leads all major league catchers in HR’s this year with 20 and ...

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Yesterday’s Hitter 08-07-14: Javier Baez


Yesterday’s Hitter Award goes to Chicago Cubs rookie second baseman Javier Baez who went 3 for 4 last night with 2 Hr’s driving in 4 in the Cubs 6-2 win over the Rockies. Baez has only played in 3 games for the Cubs, making his debut on Tuesday, but has already hit 3 bombs and driven in 5. I’d say he ...

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