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Rangers Announce Minor League Award Winners for May

The Texas Rangers have announced their minor league award winners for the month of May, highlighting the exceptional performances by the minor league players in the farm system.

The ACL Rangers and the Hickory Crawdads dominate the list. Here’s a closer look at the players and their stats:

Player of the Month: Yeremy Cabrera – ACL Rangers

Outfielder Yeremy Cabrera had a phenomenal month, hitting safely in 9 of his 14 games. Cabrera slashed an impressive .341/.444/.750/1.194, showcasing his power with 5 home runs, driving in 8 runs, and swiping 6 bases. Signed to a minor league contract in January 2022, Cabrera’s performance has been nothing short of spectacular.

Starting Pitcher of the Month: Joseph Montalvo – Hickory Crawdads

RHP Joseph Montalvo, 22, delivered outstanding results on the mound. Over 5 starts, he went 3-0 with a remarkable 1.40 ERA. Montalvo struck out 32 batters while only walking 5, demonstrating excellent control and dominance. His performance for Hickory solidifies his status as a pitcher to watch in the Rangers’ system.

Reliever of the Month: Adonis Villavicencio – ACL Rangers

RHP Adonis Villavicencio, 23, was lights out in relief for the ACL Rangers. Villavicencio went 2-0 and pitched 14.2 scoreless innings across 5 appearances. He allowed only 5 hits and one walk while striking out 16 batters. Signed as a non-drafted free agent in January 2022, Villavicencio’s performance has been a key component of the ACL Rangers’ success.

Defender of the Month: Alejandro Osuna – Hickory Crawdads

Outfielder Alejandro Osuna, 21, showcased exceptional defensive skills for the Hickory Crawdads. Osuna converted all 37 total chances in the outfield, had an outfield assist, and did not commit a single error.

At the plate, he contributed with a .268/.320/.466/.766 slash line, hitting 5 home runs and driving in 10 runs. Osuna, originally signed as a non-drafted free agent in October 2020, continues to impress with both his defensive prowess and offensive contributions.

These award winners represent the promising talent within the Texas Rangers’ farm system, each making strides in their development. Keep an eye on these players as they continue to progress and make their mark.

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