May come to a close and the honors continue to roll in for the Astros minor league teams. The Astros have named their minor league players of the month and the Pacific Coast League name their player of the week for May 28-June 3.
The Houston Astros player development department has named OF Derek Fisher the Astros May Minor League Player of the Month and RHP Hector Perez the Astros May Minor League Pitcher of the Month.
Fisher, 23, batted .369 (41x111) with nine doubles, eight homers, 24 RBI, six steals and a 1.088 OPS (.421 OBP/.667 SLG) in 27 games for the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies during May.
Perez, 21, went 3-2 with a 2.96 ERA (8ER/24.1IP), 32 strikeouts, eight walks and a .207 opponent batting average in five May starts with Class A Buies Creek.
Fisher was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Week after hitting .435 (10x23) with three homers and nine RBI over a six-game span. From May 27-June 1, Fisher hit a home run in four straight games.