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June Players of the Month for Portland

Barfield shares the top spot

Ben Johnson and Josh Barfield begin to realize their potential, while Chris Oxpring continues on his roller coaster season. Senior Writer John Conniff ranks the best of the month at each level, starting with the Triple-A Portland Beavers.

Position Players - CF/RF Ben Johnson and 2B Josh Barfield The Wonder Twins put together the type of month that people in the Padres organization had been predicting since the beginning of spring training. After starting out hitting .222 for April, Johnson,24, improved his average to .294 in May and then really caught fire in June hitting .366 with 7 doubles, 9 home runs and 24 RBIs... Recommended Stories

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