July Awards: Lexington Legends

Minor League Baseball

In the third July awards post we’ll look at the best performances from the Lexington Legends for the month:

Hitter of the month: INF Andrew Simunic

  • The Legends don’t boast many standout performances from July with two of their better hitters receiving promotions by the end of the month. However second baseman Andrew Simunic stands out above the remaining Legends with a .333 batting average, one home run, 13 RBI, 19 runs scored and three stolen bases in 24 July games.
  • Honorable Mention: Jonathan Meyer, Jonathan Fixler, Jose Altuve, Jacob Goebbert

Pitcher of the month: LHP Luis Cruz

  • Legends pitcher fared much better than their offensive counterparts during July with several standout performances. Chief among those performances was left-handed starting pitcher Luiz Cruz, who finished July at 3-1 with a 2.78 ERA in five starts. Cruz struck out struck out 28 and walked just five in 32 and one-third innings.
  • Honorable Mention: Jose Cisnero, Juan Minaya, Wander Alvino, Kirk Clark
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