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Hernandez, Biddle win Minors monthly award

Hernandez, Biddle win Minors monthly award

PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies named Triple-A Lehigh Valley second baseman Cesar Hernandez and Double-A Reading left-hander Jesse Biddle their Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively.

Hernandez, 22, hit .375 in April with a .917 OPS. His 36 hits in the month led the International League.

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Biddle, 21, went 2-1 with a 1.74 ERA in five starts in April. The Philadelphia native struck out 40 while walking only 12 in 31 innings.

Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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