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Taylor Motter Named Triple-A West Player of the Month

August 4, 2021 - Pacific Coast League (PCL)
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Albuquerque Isotopes infielder/outfielder Taylor Motter
Albuquerque Isotopes infielder/outfielder Taylor Motter
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Albuquerque Isotopes infielder/outfielder Taylor Motter has been named the Triple-A West Player of the Month for July.

Motter has been one of the hottest hitters in all of affiliated baseball over the past month. In 74 at bats during July, Motter led all of Minor League Baseball in total bases (79), home runs (15), RBI (35) and OPS (1.578).

The 31-year-old finished first in Triple-A West with 29 runs scored and his .392 batting average was third-best in the league during the month. Motter recorded a career-best five hits on July 4 against El Paso.

The Florida native signed with the Colorado Rockies on March 3, 2021 and has been with the Isotopes all season.

Motter was drafted in the 17th round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Players Draft out of Coastal Carolina University, where he played for a season. He made his Major League debut on May 16, 2016 for the Rays, finishing the game 1-for-4. In 141 Major League games for the Rays, Mariners and Twins, Motter has a .191 batting average, 10 home runs, 37 RBI and 13 stolen bases.

Motter is the fourth Isotope the win their league's Player of the Month honors, joining Scott Seabol (May 2006), Ryan McMahon (June 2017) and Mike Tauchman (May 2018).





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Albuquerque Isotopes infielder/outfielder Taylor Motter
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