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Reyes earns Sharp Presents the National League Player of the Month honors
05/02/2007 4:15 PM ET
New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes, who hit .356 and scored 26 runs, has been voted the Sharp Presents the National League Player of the Month for April.

Reyes entered today's action leading Major League Baseball with 17 stolen bases and five triples. The 2006 All-Star is tied for the N.L. lead in runs. Reyes is also tied for third the National League with 38 hits, ranks fifth with 63 total bases and is eighth with a .432 on base percentage. Reyes hit nine doubles and two home runs and collected 18 RBI while also posting 10 multi-hit games during the month and scoring two runs in a game on nine occasions. This marks the first time of his career that Reyes has been named Player of the Month.

Other players receiving votes were Florida's Miguel Cabrera, who hit .360 with eight home runs and 19 RBI; Colorado's Matt Holliday, who hit .385 with three home runs and 19 RBI; San Francisco's Barry Bonds, who hit .356 with eight home runs and 17 RBI; Philadelphia's Jimmy Rollins, who hit .297 with nine home runs and 18 RBI; Atlanta's Chipper Jones, who hit .310 with eight home runs and 17 RBI; Reyes' teammate Carlos Beltran, who hit .356 with six home runs and 23 RBI; and San Diego's Adrian Gonzalez, who hit .309 with seven home runs and 25 RBI.

For setting the highest definition of excellence, Sharp, the presenting sponsor of the National League Player of the Month Award, presents Jose Reyes with a Sharp AQUOS full HD LCD-TV. Sharp AQUOS is the "Official High-Definition Television of Major League Baseball."

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