Per the Orioles:
Third baseman Melvin Mora of the Baltimore Orioles has been named the Sharp Presents the American League Player of the Month for August. This marks his second career monthly award honor (previous: May 2004).
In 24 games last month, Mora batted .418 (41-for-98) with eight home runs and a Major League-high 32 RBI. The 36-year-old infielder posted a .765 slugging percentage and a .455 on-base percentage. The Venezuela native collected 17 extra-base hits, including eight doubles. Mora notched 13 multi-hit games in August and assembled an eight-game hitting streak from August 1st-10th.
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