Singleton named PCL Player of the Month after hot May
Jon Singleton is still biding his time with Triple-A Fresno, having been sent down there prior to Opening Day by the Houston Astros.
Over the past month, though, Singleton has made quick work of Triple-A pitching, as evidenced by a monster 10-RBI game and other offensive heroics.
As a result of his torrid month, Singleton was named the Pacific Coast League's Player of the Month on Wednesday.
Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle reports that Singleton played in 29 games over the month of May, going 32-112 (good for a .286 clip) with 10 home runs, one triple, seven doubles and a .634 slugging percentage.
While Singleton waits to be recalled by the Astros, first baseman Chris Carter continues to struggle with the bat (entering play Wednesday Carter is hitting just .197/.307/.383 with a league-high 81 strikeouts). If Carter's offensive woes continue, it may encourage the Astros to make a decision, especially considering Singleton's progress in the minors.