TORONTO BLUE JAYS 3B BRETT LAWRIE has been named the HONDA PLAYER OF THE MONTH for August by the TORONTO CHAPTER of the BBWAA. Honda, the official vehicle of the Blue Jays, will make a donation to the charity of Brett's choosing.
LAWRIE, 23, batted .346 with two home runs and 13 RBI while posting a .892 OPS. The right-handed hitter ranked T-5th in the AL with 37 hits in August.
LHP Mark Buehrle (4-0, 2.70 ERA), RHP R.A. Dickey (3-1, 3.07 ERA) and DH/1B Edwin Encarnacion (.265, 5HR, 15RBI) finished 2nd, 3rd and 4th respectively in the voting.