Dewan: Who was July’s top defensive player?

From SABR member John Dewan at ACTA Sports on August 1, 2018:

The Brewers are dominating defensively and their outfielders are dominating our Defensive Player of the Month award.

We’re picking a Brewers outfielder again, giving Keon Broxton top honors for July. Among those Broxton edged out was his teammate, Lorenzo Cain, who won the award in May. Broxton’s offense did not match his defense though and he was sent to Triple-A on July 28 after hitting .146 in July. But that’s of no consequence for this award.

Broxton finished July with seven Defensive Runs Saved, much of which was amassed during an amazing defensive display in the first week of July. That was highlighted by home run robberies of Joe Mauer and Brian Dozier in a series against the Twins.

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Originally published: August 3, 2018. Last Updated: August 3, 2018.