New York, NY (Sports Network) - Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh
Donaldson earned the American League Player of the Week award for the period
ending April 28.
Donaldson, his first time receiving the honor, knocked in 10 runs during a
monster week at the plate in which he batted .545 (12-for-22) with seven
doubles, seven walks and four runs scored.
Other players considered for the award were Toronto's Edwin Encarnacion,
Boston's David Ortiz, Detroit's Anibal Sanchez, Seattle's Felix Hernandez,
Tampa Bay's Matt Moore, Oakland's Bartolo Colon, Minnesota's Kevin Correia and
New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera.
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