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ProBaseball-fans.com & MLBcenter's MLB Players of the Week ending August 31st


American League Player of the Week

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Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia

  • .500 Batting Average in 26 At-Bats
  • 2 Doubles, 2 Home Runs, 7 RBIs
  • Scored 10 Runs, 2 Stolen Bases
  • .567 On Base Percentage, .808 Slugging Percentage
  • Pedroia has been on fire this week. Pedroia currently leads American League in Batting Average. He hit a grand slam against the New York Yankees on the 27 th. He also went 4 for 4 for two games in row on the 29 th and the 30th against the Chicago White Sox.


AL Player of the Week Runner-up: Toronto Blue Jays CF Vernon Wells


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National League Player of the Week


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Philadelphia Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins

  • .433 Batting Average in 30 At-Bats
  • 3 Doubles, 1 Triple, 1 Home Run, 6 RBIs
  • Scored 3 times, Walked 4 times, 6 Stolen Bases
  • .500 On Base Percentage, .700 Slugging Percentage
  • With the Phillies in a pennant race, Rollins, as a leadoff hitter, becomes crucial for the Phillies. Rollins stepped up last year when the Phillies were chasing the New York Mets for the 1 st place in NL East. It will be interesting to see if Rollins can do it again.


NL Player of the Week Runner-up: Los Angeles Dodgers LF Manny Ramirez



By David Kim
ProBaseball-fans.com Guest Writer

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