Nomar Mazara was named the American League Rookie of the Month for April and Elvis Andrus was named the Rangers Player of the Month.
Mazara batted .333 with two home runs, two double and seven RBI in his first 17 games in the league. He made his debut April 10 when Shin-Soo Choo was injured. His .852 on-base plus slugging percentage is the highest ever by a qualifying Rangers rookie in the first month of a season.
Mazara joins Yu Darvish (April 2012), Justin Grimm (April 2013), Martin Perez (August 2013) and Delino DeShields (May 2015) as the fifth Rangers rookie to win the award.
Andrus was named the club’s player of the month for April after leading the club with a .325 batting average. He also has 13 RBI and eight runs scored.