TORONTO BLUE JAYS third basemen JOSH DONALDSON has captured the HONDA PLAYER OF THE MONTH AWARD for July, in a vote by the TORONTO CHAPTER of the BBWAA. Honda, the official vehicle of the Blue Jays, will make a donation to the charity of Josh’s choosing.
DONALDSON, 29, batted .287 in July with nine doubles, seven home runs, 24 RBI and a .977 OPS. The Pensacola, Florida native ranks 1st in RBI (75), XBH (54), 3rd in TB (226), T-3rd in 2B (28), 6th in SLG (.553), OPS (.909) & HR (26) in the AL this season.
Others receiving consideration were LHP Mark Buehrle (3-1, 1.82), RHP R.A. Dickey (2-2, 2.57) and 2B Devon Travis (.368, 1HR, 8RBI).