Tucson Padres Player and Pitcher of the month of.
The Tucson Padres finished the month of April with an 11-12 record. While there were many successful hitters on the T-Pads in the month, there was clearly one player who swung the best bat on the team.
First baseman Anthony Rizzo had a month that any professional baseball player would be more than happy with. At the end of April, Rizzo was leading two of three triple-crown categories in the Pacific Coast League.
In his first month with the Padres Rizzo lead the PCL with 30 runs batted in, he was tied for the league lead with seven homeruns and his .400 average was in the top five of the PCL.
Right-handed starting pitcher Jon Leicester had a strong month of April. Although he was only credited with one win on the month, Leicester only allowed two runs in his first 12 innings of the season.
Leicester had nine strikeouts in the month of April and ended the month with a 2.84 earned run average in 19 innings pitched.
These are your Tucson Padres players of the month of April.