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AROUND THE FARM: JUNE 7, 2015 (6.8.15)

11 Jun

Yandy Diaz’s first home run of the year highlights the night on the farm.

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.

SCOREBOARD

R H E R H E
Columbus 4 14 1 Akron 2 8 0
Toledo 3 8 0 New Britain 6 12 0
Box Score Box Score
R H E R H E
Winston-Salem 7 13 0 Lake County 2 7 0
Lynchburg 9 15 1 Beloit 5 10 1
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HIGHLIGHTS

Yandy Diaz (3B, Akron): 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI. Even more than extending his hitting streak to nine games, Sunday was an important day for Diaz in that he launched the first home run of his Double-A career. Getting on-base and spraying hits around the diamond has not been Diaz’s issue to date in his professional career, but while a .394 on-base percentage is impressive and will play well, the fact that the third baseman is only at five extra base hits and a .041 isolated power through 53 games continues to hold him back. Diaz’s on-base ability and strikeout avoidance (26:31 SO:BB) is great, but at some point, there will need to be some more power like Sunday. Read More…

From Indians Baseball Insider, June 8, 2015

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