New York, NY (Sports Network) - Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick
was named the American League player of the week for the period ending Sept.
Reddick batted .387 with three home runs, 10 RBI and six runs scored in seven
games, helping the Athletics go undefeated for the week. The 25-year-old
posted the most RBI in the major leagues and finished second in total bases
On Friday, Reddick hit a grand slam during a nine-run seventh inning against
his former club, the Boston Red Sox. The Athletics won the game 20-2, marking
the fourth time in the club's history in which they were able to produce that
many runs since moving to Oakland in 1968.
Others considered for the award were Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian
Beltre, Baltimore Orioles' Mark Reynolds and Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel
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