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The Arizona Diamondbacks announced on Monday that shortstop Chris Owings and pitcher Archie Bradley had won the organization's Player- and Pitcher-of-the-Month awards for May. The tandem, who are posted at Triple-A Reno and Double-A Mobile, respectively, also captured the awards in April.

Owings, who leads the minor leagues in hits, with 86 -- 10 more than any other minor leaguer -- currently has a 21-game hit streak intact. The 21-year-old shortstop hit .355 (44-for-124) in 29 games in the month of May, recording six doubles, 14 RBI, three stolen bases and one home run.

Following the 2012 season, Baseball America ranked Owings as the Diamondbacks' No. 7 prospect. Selected 41st overall as a supplemental first-rounder in the 2009 draft, Owings leads the Pacific Coast League in games, at-bats and runs scored.

Bradley, who was recently recognized by ESPN's Keith Law as Major League Baseball's ninth-best prospect, went 4-1 with a 0.79 ERA after being promoted to Double-A Mobile at the beginning of the month. He currently boasts the second-best ERA (1.01) and strikeout total (80) in the minor leagues. Right-handers in the Southern League are currently batting .100 (7-for-70) with 20 strikeouts against Bradley, who didn't allow a home run in the month of May.

The Diamondbacks selected the hard-throwing 20-year-old with the seventh pick of the 2011 draft.

Monday was the first time that the organization's player and pitcher awards were captured by the same pair for consecutive months.

Jules Tompkins,

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