New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli was named the American League Player of the Week on Tuesday.
Napoli batted .429 (9-for-21) with six runs scored, five home runs and 10 RBI over six games. Napoli paced all Major League hitters in home runs, slugging percentage (1.190) and total bases (25). Among AL batters, he finished first in RBI, tied for first in on-base percentage (.500), tied for second in runs scored and fifth in batting average.
This was Napoli's third career AL weekly honor, last winning with the Red Sox on September 8, 2013.