BOWIE, Md. – Baysox outfielder Robbie Widlansky has been named Eastern League Player of the Month for June. He is the first Baysox player to win the award since Mike Fontenot won in June of 2003.
In 24 games in June, Widlansky batted .407 (35-86) with 2 HR and 21 RBI. He had the highest batting average, on base percentage (.523), OPS (1.116) and the fifth most RBI in the month. The 27-year-old also reached base in every game during the month of June.
Widlansky’s hot bat helped lead the Baysox to a league-best 19-8 record in the month of June that saw the team improve from a season-low 11 games below .500 to two games above .500 and second place in the division.
Also named to the Eastern League All-Star Game, Widlansky has been the Baysox most consistent hitter this season as he leads the team in batting average (.304), RBI (50), on base percentage (.400) and slugging percentage (.426). He is fifth in the league in RBI, on base percentage and base on balls (41).