Through Tuesday, Gordon had a .344 average for the month and ranked second in the Majors with 21 runs. He also led the Royals in doubles, on-base percentage and slugging percentage.
Right-hander Luke Hochevar, following his shutout of the Rays on Monday night, was voted the team's Pitcher of the Month. In his two victories in June, he totaled 16 2/3 scoreless innings. His overall record was 2-2 with a 3.38 ERA.