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Ex-Plum star Kirilloff named Florida State League Player of the Month

Doug Gulasy
| Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, 8:51 p.m.

Player of the week was nice for Alex Kirilloff, but player of the month is even nicer.

The former Plum baseball star was named the Class A Advanced Florida State League’s Player of the Month on Monday after a scorching July at the plate.

Playing for the Minnesota Twins’ High Single-A affiliate, the Fort Myers Miracle, Kirilloff hit .396 with 12 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 20 RBIs. He was named the league’s player of the week July 23.

Since his call-up to Fort Myers in late June, Kirilloff — the Twins’ 2016 first-round draft pick — is hitting .370 with 15 doubles, two triples, three homers and 31 RBIs in 38 games.

Doug Gulasy is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Doug at dgulasy@tribweb.com or via Twitter @dgulasy_Trib.

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