McMahon PCL Player of Month

Ryan McMahon

In his first month at the Triple-A level, Albuquerque Isotopes (Rockies) third baseman Ryan McMahon was selected the the Pacific Coast League player of the month for June by Minor League Baseball.

McMahon, who opened the season at Double-A Hartford, led the PCL in hits (50), extra-base hits (21) and total bases (85). He was second in the league in average (.427) and RBI (28). McMahon posted 15 multi-hit games in June, including a pair of five-hit games and a pair of four-hit games.

McMahon, 22, was selected in the second round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft out of Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California.

Lansing Lugnuts (Blue Jays) shortstop Bo Bichette, son of former Rockies outfielder Dante Bichette,  earned the award in the low-A Midwest League.

Bo Bichette

Bichette led the Midwest League in average (.421), hits (40), extra-base hits (16), total bases (63) and doubles (12). His 1.198 OPS was good for third in the league. For the year, his .383 average and 32 doubles lead all of professional baseball (including Major League Baseball).

Bichette, 19, was selected by Toronto in the second round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, Florida.

 

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