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Rangers honor month's top minor leaguers

9/13/2010

Right-hander David Perez was named the Rangers' minor league pitcher of the month for August, and infielder Jhonny Gomez was named player of the month.

Perez, 17, went 1-0 with a 0.50 ERA (one earned run in 18 innings) over three starts in August for the Dominican Summer League Rangers.

Gomez, 20, hit .475 with five doubles, two triples and 10 RBIs in 16 games for the Arizona Rookie League Rangers.

The Rangers also honored short-season Class A Spokane third baseman Mike Olt as defender of the month and Spokane right-hander Ben Rowen as reliever of the month.