Well, this should come as a surprise to no one at all:
The Eastern League named Cesar Puello of @bmets the player of the month for June #mets
— Mets Farm Report (@MetsFarmReport) July 8, 2013
Cesar Puello, who was already having a solid year heading into the month of June, went into another gear before the calendar flipped to July. Last Monday, I talked about the type of month he had for the B-Mets, but every time I look at his June numbers, I have to pick my jaw up off the floor.
The outfielder was limited to just 17 games and 68 at-bats due to a finger injury, but that didn’t slow his production. Actually, he accumulated more home runs (eight) and RBIs (24) in June than he had in either of the previous two months. Combine that with a .441/.465/.897 line, and he had a pretty special month. That line yielded him an OPS of 1.362. And no, that’s not a typo.
The only knock on his game last month was the amount of walks he drew. He only collected two free passes, which were by far his l...