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07/02/2007 4:49 PM ET
Alex Rodriguez named Sharp Presents the American League Player of the Month for June
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Eleven-time American League All-Star Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees has been named Sharp Presents the American League Player of the Month for June.

In 27 games this June, the two-time A.L. Most Valuable Player batted .406 with 39 hits in 96 at-bats. He led the league with a .781 slugging percentage, nine home runs, 28 runs scored and 34 RBI. Among his 18 extrabase hits last month, nine were doubles. He walked 18 times and had a .500 on-base percentage. Rodriguez was 9-for-13 in a three-game series against the San Francisco Giants.

To date, Rodriguez is hitting .327 with 28 home runs and 79 runs batted in. This is Alex's second Player of the Month Award this season (April), his fifth as a New York Yankee and the ninth of his career - the most among American Leaguers.

Chone Figgins of the the L.A. Angels of Anaheim was the runner-up in voting this month. Figgins hit .461 for June with 53 hits, 23 runs and 14 stolen bases. Other players receiving votes were Ichiro Suzuki (.427, 47 hits, 18 runs, 9 steals) of the Seattle Mariners, Magglio Ordoñez (.421, 40 hits, 21 runs, 19 RBI) and Carlos Guillen (.338, 4 2B, 6 HR, 22 RBI) of the Detroit Tigers, Victor Martinez (.349, 11 2B, 5 HR, 19 RBI) of the Cleveland Indians, Orlando Cabrera (.385, 42 hits, 2 HR, 22 RBI) of the Angels, and Marlon Byrd (.398, 39 hits, 19 RBI, 18 Runs) of the Texas Rangers.

For setting the highest definition of excellence, Sharp, the presenting sponsor of the American League Player of the Month Award, presents Alex Rodriguez with an LC-52D92U 52" Sharp AQUOSÒ LCD-TV. Sharp AQUOS is the "Official High-Definition Television of Major League Baseball." Alex Rodriguez also will receive a specially designed trophy to mark his achievement.

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