Yankees righty Jameson Taillon has been named the American League Pitcher of the Month for July.
Entering the month, Taillon's ERA sat at 5.43 - he lowered it down to 4.11. In five July starts, he allowed just four earned runs in 31.0 innings (1.16 ERA) - before July, Taillon had six separate starts where he allowed at least four runs. Opponents slashed .182/.254/.300 against him this past month.
Taillon had three quality starts in July - in his two non-quality starts, he didn't allow any runs. He hasn't recorded a loss since May 31.
Since July 1, Yankees starters have a 2.81 ERA, the second best in all of baseball.