The Texas Rangers announced today the club’s minor league award winners for May. Third baseman Joey Gallo was named Player of the Month, and left-handed pitcher Frank Lopez was named Pitcher of the Month. Both players were named the Texas League Players of the Week for May 18-24.
Gallo, 21, batted .313 (30-96) with seven doubles, nine home runs, 27 RBI, 23 walks, and 19 runs over 28 games in May with the Frisco RoughRiders. The slugger’s final game with Frisco came on May 30, when he knocked a three-run blast to help Frisco win 6-2 against the Tulsa Drillers. At the time of his promotion t