SOUTH BEND – South Bend Cubs infielder Matt Rose has been name by Minor League Baseball as the winner of the Midwest League Player of the Month honors for August.
Rose led the Midwest League in extra-base hits (15) and home runs (seven), was second in runs scored (19) and RBI (22) and finished third in doubles (eight), slugging (.573) and OPS (.935).
Rose, 22, was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 11th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of Georgia State University.
South Bend faces West Michigan in game on of the best of three Eastern Division first round series at Comstock Park tonight at 6:35 p.m. The Cubs will return to Four Winds Field to host game two Thursday at 7:05 p.m. An if necessary game three will take place at Four Winds Field Friday night at 7:35 p.m.