The Hotsheet (8/17 – 8/23)

Miguel Abreu and Paul Winterling make surprise appearances at the top of The Hotsheet, while Nolan Reimold and Val Majewski struggle to find themselves at the plate. See who else makes this week's Hotsheet inside.

The Hotsheet (8/17 – 8/23)

#1 Miguel Abreu Delmarva Shorebirds – 13 for 31 (5 RBI, 2 HR, 3B, 3 2B, 8 runs scored)

The Shorebirds second baseman provided much needed pop in his bat this week while accumulating five RBI, launching two long balls and tallying three doubles en route to a .419 average through seven games. His athleticism is unquestioned, but he'll need a few more weeks like this for the production to catch up with his tools.

#2 Paul Winterling – Delmarva Shorebirds – 8 for 12 (3 RBI, HR, 2 3B, 3 2B, 3 runs scored)

In limited action this week in the South Atlantic League, the outfielder amassed a .666 batting average, six extra-base hits and is now hitting .364 in his last ten games. Winterling is a local product, having graduated from McDonogh School and Johns Hopkins University. He's more of an organizational type at this point, but Winterling has an advanced approach at the plate.

#3 Adam SternNorfolk Tides – 10 for 24 (2 3B, 2 RBI, 3 runs scored)

The oft-injured outfielder for Triple-A Norfolk put together one of his most impressive weeks of this season and produced four multi-hit games, a .416 average and is now batting .366 over his last ten games.

#4 Terry Tiffee Norfolk Tides – 11 for 28 (6 RBI, HR, 3 runs scored, 2 2B)

Norfolk's third baseman compiled a .392 average, four multi-hit games and six RBI in seven games last week.

#5 Oscar Salazar Bowie Baysox – 7 for 25 (4 2B, 2 RBI)

The Baysox third baseman enjoyed another solid week at the plate but did see his hitting streak that extended from August 12 come to a halt. Nevertheless, he still managed to elevate his season average to .291 for the year.

#6 Mike CervenakNorfolk Tides – 11 for 30 (6 RBI, 7 runs scored, 3 2B, HR)

The Tides' infielder produced four multi-hit games, a seven game hitting streak and a .366 average last week.

#7 Blake Davis Frederick Keys – 10 for 29 (6 runs scored, 3B, 2B, SB)

The Cal State Fullerton product seems to have found his niche at the plate, with a .344 average last week and a .326 average over his last ten games. He needs to close the season strong to prove that his hot hitting in April wasn't the outlier.

#8 Kennard JonesFrederick Keys – 9 for 24 (2 RBI, 2B, 4 runs scored, SB)

The centerfielder finds himself on the Hotsheet once again as a result of producing three multi-hit games and a .375 average last week.

#9 Christopher Vinyard – Delmarva Shorebirds – 8 for 25 (6 RBI, 2 HR, 3 2B, 7 runs scored)

The first baseman elevated his season average to .274 hitting safely in five of seven games last week for an average of .320.

#10 Jon KnottNorfolk Tides – 7 for 22 (4 RBI, 5 runs scored, 3B)

The Tides' outfielder continued to make massive strides at the plate last week en route to amassing a .363 batting average that was comprised of three multi-hit games. Baltimore may well be seeing more of Knott when the rosters expand in September.

The Not So Hotsheet

Luis Hernandez Bowie Baysox – 0 for 18

The Double-A Eastern League shortstop had a week that most wouldn't wish upon another. In five games, the infielder failed to hit safely one time.

Nolan Reimold Bowie Baysox – 1 for 18

The Baysox outfielder, who sports a .317 average for the ball club, produced only one hit in eighteen official at bats. His hot start after coming off of the DL has been followed by a rough patch, but he's still the top outfield prospect in the organization.

Val Majewski Norfolk Tides – 2 for 17

Norfolk's outfielder has failed to find the success at the plate that earned him a roster spot in the Double-A All-Star game last month. Since being promoted to Triple-A Norfolk twenty-seven games ago, the outfielder's batting average barely hovers above the .200 mark.

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