The second of our monthly awards posts will look at the low A Lexington Legends. Lexington was 11-12 in April and sits in fourth place in the South Atlantic League Southern Division. Check out the BluGrass Baseball April awards for the team below:
Hitter of the Month: OF J. D. Martinez
- Stats: .365/.419/.521 — 2 HR, 19 RBI, 21 R
- Martinez leads the Legends in batting average, on-base percentage, runs scored and OPS. The 2009 20th-round pick out of Nova Southeastern University was one of three Legends to play in all 23 games in April.
- Honorable Mention: 1B Kody Hinze, 3B Jonathan Meyer, 2B Jose Altuve
Pitcher of the month: RHP Tanner Bushue
- Stats: 1-1, 2.81 ERA, 5 GS, 26 SO/11 BB, 25.2 IP
- Bushue entered 2010 as the Legends’ most highly touted pitcher and has done nothing to disappoint so far this season. He led Lexington starters in ERA, strikeouts and innings pitched in April.
- Honorable Mention: RHP Robert Donovan, RHP Arcenio Leon