Wake Junior in June

John Mayberry Jr. rounds third base after hitting a home run in Tuesday's win over the Rockies. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

John Mayberry Jr. (shown at left rounding third base after hitting a home run Tuesday) now has four homers and a .581 slugging percentage in 13 games this month.

But that shouldn't surprise anyone. His numbers — especially his power numbers — always seem to go up when the baseball season turns its calendar to June.

Here are his career statistics during the first two months of the season, and afterwards:

June to
Games 97 120
Batting Avg. .240 .271
   Hits-AB 56-233 73-269
On-Base Pct. .296 .323
   Walks 18 19
   Strikeouts 61 67
Slugging Pct. .373 .576
   Total Bases     87 155
   Doubles 13 17
   Home Runs 6 21
RBI 26 59
Runs 24 43