On Monday afternoon, the South Atlantic League named West Virginia Power shortstop Oneil Cruz as their Player of the Month for June.
Cruz hit .375/.420/.606 over 25 games last month, with nine doubles, three triples and three homers. He had 19 RBIs and scored 18 runs. On the season, Cruz has a .304/.361/.513 slash line in 78 games, with 35 extra-base hits and nine stolen bases. He ranks fifth in the league in OPS, sixth in slugging, second in triples (seven) and eighth in runs scored (49).
The last Power player to win the Player of the Month award was Mitch Keller in April of 2016.