Gonzalez named A.L. Player of the Week

Gonzalez named A.L. Player of the Week
August 29, 2011, 8:27 pm
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Adrian Gonzalez has been named American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 28.

In 28 at-bats through 7 games, he hit .393 with a double, five home runs, nine RBI, and eight runs scored.

Already named A.L. Player of the Month for June, Gonzalez becomes the fourth Red Sox player this season to receive the Player of the Week award. He joins Carl Crawford, David Ortiz, and Jacoby Ellsbury. It is the fifth time in the first baseman's career that he has received the weekly honor.