New York, NY (Sports Network) - Boston Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez
was named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending July
Gonzalez batted .429 with three home runs, 12 RBI and five runs scored in
seven games last week.
Gonzalez has hit .391 with five doubles, four home runs, 22 RBI and 17 runs
scored over his last 27 games, hitting safely in 25 of those contests.
Other players considered for the award include Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
rookie Mike Trout, Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon, Seattle Mariners
catcher Jesus Montero and Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera.
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