04 Jul Next Level’s Chase McDonald named Houston Astros Player Of The Month!

Next Level Training Center instructor/alum and former JH Rose star Chase McDonald was honored as one of the Astros players of the month this past Monday.

McDonald was Houston’s 12th-round pick in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft. For the month of  July, McDonald batted .362 with six home runs in 26 games. He clubbed nine doubles and six home runs with 19 RBIs, a .434 on-base percentage, .649 slugging percentage and 1.083 OPS. The Greenville, N.C., native launched a three-run walk-off home run July 21 to complete a sweep of Lake County and leads all current River Bandits on the season (minimum: 70 at-bats) in batting average (.278), on-base percentage (.358), slugging percentage (.473), OPS (.832), home runs (12) and RBIs (51).