Corey Littrell, who starred in high school at Louisville Trinity and college at Kentucky, was named the Florida State League's player of the month for July.
Littrell, a left-hander in the St. Louis Cardinals' organization, was 4-0 with a 0.91 ERA in five games for Class A Advanced Palm Beach. He gave up three earned runs, and struck out 27 batters and walked none in 292⁄3 innings.
Overall, Littrell is 6-8 with a 3.22 ERA.
■ Adam Duvall, a former Butler High and University of Louisville standout, was Pacific Coast League's player of the month for July.
Duvall, who hit 10 homers and 31 RBI during the month for Triple-A Sacramento, was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Cincinnati Reds July 31.
He is now with the Louisville Bats in the International League.
Going into Monday's games, Duvall was tied with former Kentucky star AJ Reed for the most home runs in the minor leagues this season. Both have 29.
Reed, a Houston Astros prospect, plays for Double-A Corpus Christi.