Redleg Nation is proud to announce our Minor League Players of the Month for July:

Position Player/Hitter:

Logan Parker, Dayton.

The Redleg Nation Spotlight Player celebrated his 23rd birthday last month and put up a fantastic month offensively. See below his numbers for July and for the season.

Parker   AVG  G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS  OBP  SLG   OPS 
Dayton  .286 87 301 37 86 12  3  7  40 43 70  9  1 .372 .415  .787 
July    .368 22  76 13 28  3  1  5  18 11 15  2  0 .448 .632 1.080 

Congratulations to Logan for a great month, and keep up the good work.

Others considered: Bruce, Rosales, M. Perez, Waring, and Menchaca.

Pitcher:

Ben Jukich, Sarasota.

Jukich was acquired from Oakland as the player to be named later in the Chris Denorfia trade in June. After three rough starts for the Reds organization in June, Jukich put together a spectacular month in July. See below his numbers for July and for the season.

Jukich  W L  ERA  G GS    IP  H   R ER HR BB SO GO/AO  AVG 
Minors  8 6 5.14 21 21 103.1 105 68 59 10 32 85  1.67 .261 
July    5 0 2.10  5  5  30.0  20  7  7  1  8 28  2.39 .192 

Congratulations to Ben for great month and more to come.

Others considered: E. Ramirez, Guevara, Manuel, M. DeJesus, Smith, Montano, Valiquette, Rodriguez, and Beal.

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April 2007 Minor League Players of the Month: Chris Valaika, Daryl Thompson, Phil Dumatrait
May 2007 Minor League Players of the Month: Joey Votto and Sean Watson
June 2007 Minor League Players of the Month: Craig Tatum and Johnny Cueto