Players of the Month: June
After a blissful 15-12 June, the club’s fifth consecutive winning month dating back to the 2009 season, two players in particular have contributed enormously to the Padres’ winning ways. The Friarhood is pleased to announce the Padres June 2010 Players of the Month:
Hitter: Adrian Gonzalez
The consistent hitting threat in an otherwise erratic lineup, Gonzalez displayed all-around offensive numbers that reinforces his stature as one of the game’s best hitters. In June, Gonzalez batted 37-102 for a .363 batting average to go along with seven home runs and 23 RBI. He also posted a .411 on-base percentage and an OPS of 1.097, the high-water mark in a month thus far for the season. From June 11 through June 23, Gonzalez hit in 11 straight games, all while facing some of the game’s best pitchers in Cliff Lee, Felix Hernandez, and Josh Johnson.