Red Sox 2B Pedroia named AL Player of the Week
Pedroia posted a .609 (14-for-23) batting average with a .870 slugging percentage and a .640 on-base percentage. During a three-game weekend series against the New York Yankees, Pedroia went 8-for-14 with five RBI.
This marks the first weekly award for Pedroia, who struggled to a .182 average in April. He is currently riding a 13-game hitting streak.