MOORHEAD, MN.- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Chicago Dogs’ INF Keon Barnum has been named the league’s Rawlings Player of the Month for the month of July.
The league’s home run leader is now batting .328 with 20 home runs and 64 RBIs on the season after a month that included a .381 batting average with 20 runs scored, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 7 home runs, and 32 RBIs.
The 26-year-old began his professional career in 2012 after being drafted in the first round of the MLB Draft by the Chicago White Sox. Barnum spent seven seasons in the White Sox organization, reaching Double-A three times. He has already matched his career-high for home runs in a season with 18.
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