Palm Beach’s Villarroel is May Florida State League Player of the Month

photo: Miguel Villarroel (Palm Beach Cardinals)

St. Louis Cardinals Class-A infielder Miguel Villarroel of Palm Beach is the top hitter in the Florida State League in May.



Cardinals media announcement

Congratulations to INF Miguel Villarroel (A) on being named Florida State League Player of the Month!

Miguel Villarroel

Villarroel, 22, slashed .370/.387/.481 across 27 games and led the league in average, hits, total bases (52), and stolen bases.

He recorded 13 multi-hit games and had a 14-game hit streak from May 9-25.

Brian Walton’s take

As a minor league Rule 5 selection from Texas last December, Villarroel has been an excellent addition to the Cardinals organization.

In May, Villarroel stole 10 bases without being caught (second in the Cardinals system to Victor Scott, who was 12-for-14). He and his teammate Johnfrank Salazar co-led the system with nine doubles apiece.


Exclusively for members of The Cardinal Nation

Peoria Chiefs Notebook – 2024 Week 9


Now available – 2024 Cardinals Prospect Guide

The Cardinal Nation Prospect Guide is back for its seventh year. It includes 282 pages of in-depth commentary about the very best St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers, including dozens of new scouting reports and much more.

Order TCN’s 2024 St. Louis Cardinals Prospect Guide


Not yet a member?

Join The Cardinal Nation for the most comprehensive coverage of the St. Louis Cardinals from the majors through the entire minor league system.

Brian Walton can be reached via email at brian@thecardinalnation.com or for fastest turnaround, pose your questions on The Cardinal Nation’s members-only forum. Follow Brian on X/Twitter.

© 2024 The Cardinal Nation, thecardinalnation.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.