Corey Seager, Chris Reed among May Dodger Pride Award winners

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A pair of first-round picks captured monthly honors in May.

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers prospect Corey Seager highlighted the May winners of the Dodgers Pride Awards, given monthly at each minor league level to a position player and a pitcher who play the game with a hustling, smart, aggressive style. The awards, which were announced on Thursday, are voted on by players and coaches at each minor league level.

Here are the May winners.

Triple-A Albuquerque

Yimi Garcia got off to a slow start this season after a bruised kneecap during spring training, but was quite effective in May. The right-hander, who is on the Dodgers 40-man roster, had 13 strikeouts against just one walk in 12 innings during the month with a 1.50 ERA. Jamie Romak hit .303 with 10 home runs, most in the Pacific Coast League during the month, before the 12-year minor league veteran got his first call-up to the major leagues on May 28.

Double-A Chattanooga

Chris Reed put up a 3.97 ERA in six starts during the month for the Lookouts, but led the Southern League with 38 strikeouts in May. Infielder Darnell Sweeney hit .325/.398/.482 with 13 extra-base hits, 19 runs scored and 18 RBI in 30 games during May.

Class-A Rancho Cucamonga

Seager won for the second month in a row, hitting .400/.455/.700 with 15 doubles, six home runs and 24 RBI in 27 games in May, leading the California League during the month in OPS, slugging percentage, on-base percentage, batting average and doubles. Blake Smith won May honors less than a year after transitioning from the outfield to the mound. Smith saved five games with a 3.77 ERA for the month, with 13 strikeouts and four walks. Smith was promoted to Double-A Chattanooga on Sunday.

Class-A Great Lakes

Mark Pope was 5-for-5 in save opportunities and didn't allow a run in May. The 24-year-old struck out 11 during 11 innings in the month. Catcher Kyle Farmer, drafted by the Dodgers in the eighth round in 2013, hit .288/.367/.438 with seven doubles in 22 games in May.

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