The 2022 season is over; Minor League Baseball announced the Player and Pitcher of the Month Award winners for September in each of the 11 full-season leagues in Major League Baseball’s player development system.
One of those players named a player of the month was Nationals prospect: Jake Alu.
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Nationals’ third baseman prospect Jake Alu batted .409/.442/.761 and led the league in RBI (25), total bases (67), slugging percentage (.761), and OPS (1.203). He was second in average (.409), hits (36), and home runs (seven) and was fourth in doubles (eight) and runs (21). Alu recorded 13 multi-hit games and hit safely in his last 14 games of the year. Alu, 25, was selected by Washington in the 24th round of the 2019 MLB Draft out of Boston College.