Rockies’ Gonzalez named NL Player of the Week
Colorado Rockies outfielderhas been named the National League Player of the week form Aug. 22-28.
Gonzalez, who extended his hitting streak to 15 games on Sunday, hit .481 (13-for-27) with an major-league-leading 10 RBI during the period. He was also tied for the most runs and tied for second with three home runs. He drove in a run in five of the six games.
The award is Gonzalez’s third in his career — he also won twice in 2010 — and the first Player of the Week award for a Rockies player this season.