The International League office announced on Saturday that Rochester Red Wings (AAA) outfielder Zach Granite has been named the International League Player of the Month for June.
Granite led the league with a .470 batting average, 55 hits, 16 extra-base hits, 23 runs scored, 78 total bases, a .527 on-base percentage and a 1.193 OPS in June, the 24-year-old was rewarded with his first mid-season All-Star selection earlier this week. Granite reached base safely in all 29 games he played in June, tied for the longest on-base streak in the league this season. For the season, Granite paces the league with a .367 batting average and a .419 on-base percentage. His batting average is 50 points higher than any other qualified IL batter and ranks third among all minor leaguers. Granite is the first Rochester player honored as league Player of the Month since Chris Colabello in June of 2013.