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D-backs award Kevin Medrano, Jimmie Sherfy with monthly honors

The Arizona Diamondbacks named Triple-A Reno INF Kevin Medrano (@medranamo13) and RHP Jimmie Sherfy the organization's Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for June. 

Medrano, 27, hit .371 (36-for-97) with 9 doubles, 2 home runs and 16 RBI in 25 games in June for Double-A Jackson. He ranked among Southern League leaders last month in average (1st), hits (1st), doubles (2nd), OPS (4th, .939), OBP (T-4th, .413), slugging pct. (5th, .526), extra-base hits (T-5th) and RBI (T-7th), and was promoted to Reno on June 30. Medrano was selected by the D-backs in the in the 18th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Missouri State University.

The Arizona Diamondbacks named Triple-A Reno INF Kevin Medrano (@medranamo13) and RHP Jimmie Sherfy the organization's Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for June. 

Medrano, 27, hit .371 (36-for-97) with 9 doubles, 2 home runs and 16 RBI in 25 games in June for Double-A Jackson. He ranked among Southern League leaders last month in average (1st), hits (1st), doubles (2nd), OPS (4th, .939), OBP (T-4th, .413), slugging pct. (5th, .526), extra-base hits (T-5th) and RBI (T-7th), and was promoted to Reno on June 30. Medrano was selected by the D-backs in the in the 18th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Missouri State University.

Sherfy, 25, did not allow a run in 9 games (14.2 IP) with 14 strikeouts against 2 walks for the Aces in June. He held opponents to a .194 average (7-for-36) and was 5-for-5 in save opportunities. Sherfy, a native of Camarillo, Calif., was selected by the D-backs in the 10th round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Oregon.

Every month during the season, the D-backs Player Development staff chooses the player and pitcher most deserving of the honors based on nominations from coaches at each affiliate along with input from the Minor League coordinators. Below is a list of the overall winners as well as player nominated by each affiliate:

JUNE

OVERALL

RENO

JACKSON

VISALIA

KANE COUNTY

PLAYER

Kevin Medrano

Christian Walker

Kevin Medrano

Marty Herum

Manny Jefferson

PITCHER

Jimmie Sherfy

Jimmie Sherfy

Jared Miller

Justin Donatella

Sam McWiliams

 

JUNE

HILLSBORO

MISSOULA

AZL D-BACKS

DSL 1

DSL 2

PLAYER

Yan Sanchez

Luis Lara

Didimo Bracho

Dalgeli Diaz

Eddie Hernandez

PITCHER

Junior Garcia

Luis Madero

Jake Polancic

Joshua Javier

Liu Fuenmayor

Arizona Diamondbacks