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Delmon Young Co-Player of the Month for the AL

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista and Minnesota Twins outfielder Delmon Young each earned American League Player of the Month honors for July.
↵Young hit a scorching .434 with 12 doubles, six homers and 30 RBI in July. He had 16 multi-hit performances, including a pair of four-hit games in a three- game span from July 24-26.

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It’s was both players’ first career monthly award.

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Other players considered for the award were Miguel Cabrera (.398, six homers, 23 RBI) of the Tigers, Josh Hamilton (.418, five HR, 17 RBI) of the Rangers; and Mark Teixeira (.344, eight HR, 26 RBI) of the Yankees

Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.