The Philadelphia Phillies’ Andrew Painter and Carlos De La Cruz will be named July’s Minor League Players of the Month

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As the 2022 minor league season progresses, the future is looking brighter and brighter for the Philadelphia Phillies’ prospects, something the organization has longed for for quite some time.

Carlos De La Cruz, an outfielder currently assigned to Double-A, was named Batsman of the Month in July. He’s undercut .289/.368/.590 with seven homers and 15 RBI in 23 games. The 22-year-old was signed by Philadelphia in 2017 as an undrafted free agent.

Andrew Painter, the Phillies number. 1 ranked prospect, has had a spectacular year. Now the 19-year-old can add Pitcher of the Month to his CV. The 13th overall pick of the 2021 MLB Draft ended July with a .46 ERA, .81 WHIP and 25 strikeouts 19.2 innings of work with the Jersey Shore BlueClaws.

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Additionally, starter Ben Brown, recently acquired by the Chicago Cubs in the David Robertson trade, was named co-pitcher of the month with Painter. Brown was coming off a breakout year following Tommy John’s surgery. The 22-year-old averaged a 1.57 ERA with 35 strikeouts in four games. Chicago has certainly delivered a solid return in Brown.

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