Sioux Falls Canaries infielder Mike Hart and Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks starter Colten Davis received the American Affiliation’s Rawlings Batter and Pitcher of the Month for August, the league introduced Friday.
Hart was an RBI machine for a Canaries staff that stormed their manner from fifth within the west to a playoff spot. The slugger hit .333 (29-for-87) together with a league-high 11 residence runs and 24 runs batted in.
Hart is now hitting just below .300 on the season at .296 whereas he’s 4th within the league with 24 residence runs. He’s additionally pushed in 66 runs on the season whereas gathering 82 hits in complete in 82 video games.
Hart is in his sixth season of American Affiliation baseball, all with Sioux Falls different than simply 5 video games with Lincoln in 2018. This has been arguably his finest statistical season within the league, with an OPS nicely over 1.000 as nicely.
On the pitching aspect, Davis went an ideal 4-0 this month in 5 begins, pitching 31 complete innings and permitting simply six earned runs (1.74 ERA).
The correct-hander struck out 22 batters in these 31 innings, strolling simply 12. He went seven innings in three begins this month, along with his spotlight being a seven-inning, eight strikeouts efficiency on the highway in Sioux metropolis.
Davis is in his first yr within the league after ending his school ball at Texas-Rio Grande Valley. He owns an ideal 7-0 file on the season with a 2.15 ERA in 46 complete innings pitched.
Rawlings is the official baseball of the American Affiliation.