Josh Harrison named National League Player of the Month for August
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 3, 2014
LOUIS - Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison has been voted the National League Player of the Month for August. Harrison led the N.L. Josh Harrison was named the National League's Player of the Month for August on Wednesday, as the All-Star utility man led the league in extra-base hits with 19 and slugging percentage at a .602 clip. Harrison, who had hits in each of the month's first eight games, is the second Pirates player to win the award this season, joining Andrew McCutchen, who took home the honors for a standout June. Eventually settling in as the Bucs' everyday third baseman, Harrison totaled nine RBIs in the month, five of which came on Aug. 22 against the Brewers. in total bases , extra-base hits , hits and slugging percentage last month while tying for third in runs and ranking sixth in hitting with a .347 batting average. Among other players receiving votes for the monthly award were Miami's Giancarlo Stanton, San Francisco's Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and Hunter Pence, Atlanta's Justin Upton, St.