Milwaukee Milkmen infielder Bryan Torres and Kansas Metropolis Monarchs starter Zach Matson received the American Affiliation’s Rawling batter and pitcher of the month for the month of July, the league introduced Monday.
The reigning batting champion in Torres helped lead the Milkmen to a 16-10 month of July, taking pictures them 5.5 video games up in first place within the east division.
Torres hit .406 this month (43-for-106) together with six doubles, eight residence runs, 30 RBI and 14 walks. The all-star didn’t have a house run on the season coming into July.
Torres’ nice month and nice general season has him again atop the league in batting common (.360), whole hits (95) and stolen bases (47). He additionally leads the Milkmen together with his 52 RBI this season.
On the pitching aspect, Matson had as strong of a month a starter might ask for, going an ideal 3-0 in 5 begins with a 2.48 ERA throughout 29 innings pitched.
The left-hander struck out 32 batters in these 29 innings, permitting simply 21 hits and 10 walks throughout the month. His final begin of the month was considered one of his greatest, going six shutout innings on the street in Sioux Metropolis on Sunday to guide the Monarchs to an necessary 4-0 win.
The Backyard Metropolis, MO native has shot himself up the league leaderboard together with his robust July, now sitting in seventh within the league together with his 3.59 ERA on the season.
Rawlings is the official baseball of the American Affiliation.