Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa and Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols were named winners of American League awards for June.
Correa is the A.L. Rookie of the Month after batting .287 with nine doubles, five home runs, 15 runs batted in, 13 runs scored, and four stolen bases. He played for the Quad Cities River Bandits in 2013, batting .320 with nine home runs and 86 RBI in 117 games.
Pujols is the A.L. Player of the Month after batting .303 with 13 home runs, 26 runs batted in, and 23 runs scored. He was the Midwest League’s Most Valuable Player and co-Prospect of the Year (with Austin Kearns of the Dayton Dragons) in 2000 when he batted .324 with 17 home runs and 84 RBI in 109 games with the Peoria Chiefs.