The month of May treated the Redlegs very kindly. It was a month that saw them not only get over the .500 mark, but it saw them catapult past the Cardinals for first place in the division as well. And you can't do that without some getting some good individual play from your players.
Here are a couple of guys who were pivotal in the positive turnaround this month:
Hitter of the month
Joey Votto - The Canadian slugger led the team this month in nearly every offensive category including: homers (6), slugging (.674), total bases (62), on-base percentage (.478), runs scored (18), doubles (12) and OPS (1.152). He currently leads the National League in doubles, walks (43), OPS, IBB (6), and runs created per 27 outs (45.9). He's on pace to slap 73 doubles in 2012 which would set an all-time single season record.
Honorable mentions: Ryan Hanigan, Chris Heisey, and Todd Frazier
Pitcher of the month
Aroldis Chapman - The Cuban Missile c...