Slugging St. Lucie Mets first baseman Peter Alonso has been named the Florida State League Player of the Month for the Month of July. This marks the first time Alonso has been named a Player of the Month, and the honor comes one week after he was named the Florida State League Player of the Week.
During the Month of July, Alonso hit .336/.394/.603 with seven doubles, eight homers, and 26 RBI. During the month, Alonso would lead the Florida State League in hits, runs, extra-base hits, total bases, homers, and RBI. Alonso finished the month on an eight game hitting streak. In the month he would hit in 25 of the 29 games played, and he would reach safely in 27 of the 29 games.
On the season, Alonso has played 67 games hitting .291/.367/.534 with 19 doubles, 14 homers, and 50 RBI.
Alonso joins fellow Mets first base prospect Dominic Smith in being named as the Player of the Month for the Month of July.