CANARIES’ LAGO EARNS PLAYER OF THE MONTH AWARD

CANARIES' LAGO EARNS PLAYER OF THE MONTH AWARD

(Photo via Erin Bormett/Sioux Falls Canaries)

MOORHEAD, MN.- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Sioux Falls Canaries’ INF Alay Lago has been named the league’s Rawlings Player of the Month for the month of June.

Lago is now batting .390 on the season after a fantastic month of June that included 20 runs scored, nine doubles, four home runs, 15 RBIs, a .465 batting average and a .135 raise in batting average from the end of May. Lago’s is the only player in the league to hit over .400 in the month of June. The 27-year-old now has five home runs and 24 RBIs on the season.

Lago began his professional career in 2017 after signing with the Atlanta Braves’ organization. The Cuba native spent all of 2017 at High-A in the Braves’ organization before being promoted to the Double-A level in 2018. Lago finished the 2018 season with the league champion Kansas City T-Bones, hitting .283 with two home runs and 19 RBIs before signing with Sioux Falls in the offseason.

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