Originally written July 01, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
We're halfway through the season, and while seasons come and go, the dominant players remain... AL Hitter of the Month Jason Kipnis, Indians. The award stays in the AL Central with their first place team, but Jason Kipnis gets the nod this month as opposed to the still hot Miguel Cabrera. All Kipnis did in June was hit .419/.517/.699 with 12 doubles, four homers, nine stolen bases, 20 walks, and 22 strikeouts. He also drove in 25 runs, the second-most in the AL to Chris Davis of the Orioles. When you see those names and look at what they did this month, and realize that Kipnis performed better across the board, it's pretty stunning. Honorable mentions: Cabrera, Tigers; Davis, Orioles; Jose Iglesias, Red Sox; Adam Lind, Blue Jays; Mike Trout, Angels April winner: Chris Davis, Orioles May winner: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers AL Worst Hitter of the Month Vernon Wells, Yankees. Oh, Vernon. Wells started the year off well, but his stats have steadily fell into the tank sinc...
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