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German is perfect for AL Player of the Week

Acuña named NL Player of the Week; Datani, Germany share AL honors

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There were too many incredible performances last week to fit in two weeks of honors. Ronald Acuña Jr. was named NL Player of the Week by Chevrolet, while Domingo Germán and Shohei Ohtani shared the award in the AL.

For German, the reason for including it is simple: perfect. Germain played a perfect game in a game on Wednesday 04-0 over track team, 21 AL/NL history . Among the countless interesting facts about the game, two stand out: He only needs to 99 pitched to finish it, he allowed the merge 11 earned runs in 5 1/3 innings in his previous two starts. The flawless game was Germain’s only start of the week, making him an easy pick for the Player of the Week award for the first time in his career.

Speaking of easy picks Last week, MVP frontrunner Ohtani and Acuña continued their historic season with easy Player of the Week awards. Like Gelman, Ohtani made just one start on the mound last week, but it was a historic one. On Tuesday, Otani allowed a run and scored struck out 6 1/3 innings while hitting two homers in a 4-2 win over the White Sox. This is only the 6th time since 1900 that a player threw Strikeouts and home runs in a multi-hit game are also from 2012 The first home run hit by an AL player.

Of course Ohtani’s streak of statistical accomplishments didn’t end there this week as he hit 6 homers in 7 days Hit and 1 home run. 916 OPS, including this career 39 Foot Bomb, the longest home run in MLB this season. It was Ohtani’s second Player of the Week award in the past month and sixth in his career.

In the National League, Acuña’s numbers mirror Ohtani’s ( Or at least Ohtani’s batting stats). Despite missing one game, Acuña hit five home runs last week, hitting one. 916 OPS, 3 steals, 6-0 team. This is just the latest achievement in Acuña’s phenomenal season as he becomes the first player to do so 19 – plus home run and 21 – plus steals before the All-Star break.

The Braves got more hardware Tuesday against the Twins, Spectacular performances from Ozzie Albis and Orlando Assia also won the Game of the Week award. Ever heard of the 4-6-3 “singles”? It’s not something you see every day, but the Atlanta center infielders showed off their athleticism and improv skills by first catching Minnesota’s Max Kepler. Everything will come to the roses The Warriors recently finished with incredible results 19 – 4 June Records, this web gem is another example.



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