Pair of Hawks honored by Cubs


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Pair of Hawks honored by Cubs

By Paul Gerke. CREATED Jul 6, 2014

Two former Boise Hawks have been recognized by the Chicago Cubs for their performances in the month of June.

Kris Bryant was named Cubs' Minor League Player of the Month. The third baseman hit .354 with 11 home runs and 27 RBI in June, splitting time in AA Tennessee and AAA Iowa.

Juan Paniagua earned Pitcher of the Month honors. The right-hander went 3-0 in four games for Kane County, posting a 0.89 ERA and striking out 26 batters.