Royals outfielder Johnny Damon has been named the American League player of the month for July. Damon had 51 hits, only the fourth Royal to ever amasse 50 in a single month. Damon batted .436 with 8 steals, scored 25 runs and drove in 20. Roger Clemens of the Yankees, who will pitch against the Royals tonight, is the A.L. pitcher of the month after going 5-0 with a 1.91 ERA.