Morris' hot streak continues with greater numbers than the month before. He averaged .340 in 28 games in July with 36 hits. Twenty of those were extra-base hits with eight doubles and 10 home runs. Morris also had 25 RBIs to round out a huge month for the hometown hero. His 20 extra-base hits and 10 homers were tied for third most in Minor League Baseball for the month.
These numbers boosted "The Mayor" to lead the Southern League in four categories: extra base hits (60), total bases (229), slugging percentage (.563) and doubles (36). He is also ranked fifth in hits with 125 and second in RBIs with 83. Morris is hitting a combined .307 on the season, the second-best average in the league. His 36 doubles are tied for fourth most in MiLB and his 20 home runs are good for fourth best at the Double-A level. He also ranks third in total RBIs amongst all Double-A players. The former Auburn standout also boasts the fourth best at-bat to home run ratio in the league with one long ball per 20.35 at-bats.
This award comes to Morris after a season full of accolades. He was named the Southern League Player of the Week in July and represented the Stars as a Southern League All-Star. This is his second Topps Southern League Player of the Month honor for this season alone (June). He was also named the Brewers Minor League Hitter of the Month for April and June.