DONALDSON AND ENCARNACION NAMED PLAYER OF THE MONTH

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TORONTO BLUE JAYS3B JOSH DONALDSON and 1B EDWIN ENCARNACION have been named HONDA PLAYER OF THE MONTHco-winners for June by the TORONTO CHAPTER of the BBWAA. 

 

Honda, the official vehicle of the Blue Jays, will make a donation to the charity of their choosing.

 

          DONALDSON hit .368 in June with 16 extra base hits, including six home runs, and a 1.193 OPS.  His OPS was 2nd in the AL as was his .487 OBP.

ENCARNACION recorded a .308 average with 11 home runs, 30 RBI and a 1.185 OPS. The 30 RBI led all of MLB and was also just the 4thBlue Jays to post 30+ in the June along with Delgado, Bautista and Olerud.

          Also receiving consideration was RHP AARON SANCHEZ (4-0, 2.72).

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