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Bundy, Townsend honored by Orioles; Turner, Bautista honored by MLB

Frederick Keys right-hander Bobby Bundy and first baseman Tyler Townsend have been named as the Orioles' organization's minor league pitcher and player of the month. They'll be honored during an on-field ceremony at a future game at Harry Grove Stadium.

Bundy, 21, was 3-1 with a 2.93 ERA in five starts. The 2008 eighth-rounder leads all Orioles minor leaguers in wins (5), strikeouts (52) and qualifying ERA (2.91).

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Townsend, 23, batted .281 with five homers and 14 RBIs for the month. A third-rounder in 2009, he is fourth in the system in batting average (.305), second in RBIs (31) and tied for second in homers (8).

Bobby Bundy wasn't the only one in his family to receive recognition Thursday. His younger brother, Dylan, was named the Gatorade National Player of the Year for his senior season at Owasso High in Oklahoma. Dylan Bundy, 18, is considered a top five pick in Monday's amateur draft.

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One other piece of award news: Justin Turner, the former Oriole farmhand who was claimed by the New York Mets last season, was named the National League's Rookie of the Month for May.

The 26-year-old Turner batted .325 with one homer and 20 RBIs for the Mets in May. Another former Oriole, Jose Bautista, was named AL Player of the Month after hitting .360 with 11 homers for the Toronto Blue Jays.

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