Here are your Employees of the Month for May 2011!
Robinson Cancel! The pudgy catcher hit .370/.430/.514 in 21 games, striking out just nine times in 72 ABs, before earning a call-up with Jordan Lyles.
Jordan Lyles! The Astros undisputed top prospect threw 32IP, allowing 28H/10ER, 22K:10BB, and holding opponents to a .239 BAA.
Jake Goebbert! Hit .299/.400/.506 in 23 May games, picking up the slack from J.D. Martinez' injury. At Whataburger Field this season, he's hitting .375/.487/.656.
The Throwing Employee of the Month was a toss-up between Keuchel and Cedeno, but we give it to Xavier Cedeno. In 33.2IP in May, Cedeno allowed 26H/11ER, 30K:14BB, with 2.53 GB:FB ratio.
Jose Altuve. Of course.
Colton Pitkin! In 10 appearances (14IP), Pitkin allowed 10H/4ER, 8K:3BB, for a .204 BAA in May.
Adam Bailey! Hit .306/.366/.532 in 28 games, with 15K:9BB and 14 XBH (8 doubles, 1 triple, 5 homers) in May.
Mike Foltynewicz! Not only did he earn his first professional win, but went 2-2 with a 3.67 ERA, with 25H/11ER, 20K:12BB in 27IP.