Salt Lake Bees outfielder Brennan Boesch was named Pacific Coast League player of the month for June on Thursday after leading the PCL in most of the league’s hitting categories in the month.
Boesch’s .405 batting average, .786 slugging percentage, 16 extra base hits and 24 RBIs in the month each led the PCL. He was also second best in triples, home runs and total bases throughout the month in the league.
The outfielder is batting .326 in 58 games for the Bees. He’s second on the team with 12 home runs and 49 RBIs this season. He also has 34 total extra base hits.
Boesch has also appeared in seven games for the Los Angeles Angels this season, batting .231 in those games.
SALT LAKE CITY
July 3, 2014
The Pacific Coast League unveiled its representatives for the 2014 Triple-A All-Star Game today. The Salt Lake Bees will be represented by outfielder Brennan Boesch. The Los Angeles, California native leads Bees batters with 12 home runs and 46 RBIs, while hitting for a .335 average. Boesch was named PCL Player of the Week for the week of June 16-22.
Boesch, a former Detroit Tigers’ third round draft pick in 2006 out of the University of California-Berkley, is in his first season in the Angels’ organization. The 29-year old has been selected to three other All-Star teams, including the 2006 New York-Penn League Mid-Season All-Star team and both the Mid-Season and Post-Season All-Star squad in the 2009 Eastern League. Boesch was twice named AL Rookie of the Month with the Detroit Tigers in 2010 and has appeared in seven games with the Angels this season, collecting three hits in 13 at-bats.