Hitter of the Month

In the month of July, first baseman Kevin Barker hit .368/.436/.667 with 5 home runs and 22 rbi to capture the editor’s pick as the Hitter of the Month for July.  Barker played in 24 games this month, scoring 13 runs, belting 9 doubles, while walking 12 times compared to just 9 strikeouts.  On the season, Barker is now batting .284/.376/.558 with 21 home runs and 62 rbi.

Pitcher of the Month

With a 3-0 record, Ben Jukich captured the editor’s votes to win the Redleg Nation pitcher of the month honors.  In 5 starts, Ben pitched 33.1 innings, posting a 1.62 earned run average.  He struck out 30, compared to just 11 walks.  In all, Ben allowed 32 base runners, fewer than 1 base runner per inning.

Congratulations to both players for their fine play in July!

April POTM Winners: Adam Rosales and Matt Maloney

May POTM Winners: Chris Heisey and Travis Wood

June POTM Winners: Danny Dorn and Homer Bailey