Worth noting

• The Phillies named Maikel Franco and Brandon Liebrandt their Minor League player and pitcher of the month, respectively. Franco, 21, hit .343 with four home runs, 23 RBIs and a .967 OPS in July with Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Liebrandt went 2-1 with a 1.42 ERA in six games between the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Phillies and Class A Williamsport. He struck out 36 while walking only six in 31 2/3 innings.

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