After Batting .400, Victorino Named AL Player Of The Week

August 5, 2013 8:50 PM
After Batting .400, Victorino Named AL Player Of The Week
" BOSTON (CBS) - Boston Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino has been named the American League Player of the Week after batting .400 last week.

Victorino went 12-for-30 with three doubles, two home runs, six RBIs and seven runs scored over seven games last week as the Red Sox went 5-2.

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After beginning the week by going 0-for-4 against David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays, Victorino went 3-for-4 with three runs scored in an 8-2 win over the Seattle Mariners. He would tally four more multi-hit games during the week, including a 2-for-5 showing in Boston’s dramatic 8-7 comeback against the Mariners on Thursday "

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