Baseball Players of the Month (August): Edwin Encarnacion & Andrew McCutchen

Congratulations to the Baseball Players of the Month for August,
Edwin Encarnacion and
Andrew McCutchen!
Encarnacion hit a league-best .407 with 11 HR and 35 RBI, while also recording a hit in every single game he played in for the month. He had a 26-game hitting streak that spanned from July 26 to August 31. His best game of the month came on August 29, where he hit three homers and drove in nine runs en route to a 15-1 win over Detroit.
McCutchen hit .348 with 5 HR and 19 RBI in 27 games for the month. He ranked third among qualifying NL leaders in slugging percentage, while posting the second-best on-base percentage in the league. One of the most feared hitters in baseball, he also drew 20 walks in the month of August.