A pair of Chicago Cubs minor leaguers were honored Friday as the Cubs named SS Javier Baez and LHP Brooks Raley the minor league players of the month:
Baez, 19, was the Cubs' first round round selection in the 2011 MLB draft. In the 2012 season, Baez has accumulated 231 PA with a .330/.381/.584 slash and 11 homers and 19 steals.
Raley, 24, is pitching in Triple-A for the first time in his minor league career. The lefty has a 3.62 ERA and 3.76 FIP through 82 innings pitched.
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