Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista and Minnesota Twins outfielder Delmon Young each earned American League Player of the Month honors for July.
â†µYoung 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.
It’s was both players’ first career monthly award.â†µ
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