New York, NY (Sports Network) - Boston Red Sox reliever Andrew Bailey and
first baseman Mike Napoli have been named Co-Players of the Week in the
American League for the period ending April 21.
During an emotional week in Boston, Bailey recorded a win and three saves with
eight strikeouts and Napoli batted .345 (10-for-29) with 10 RBI, including a
game-winning hit Monday on Patriots' Day.
The award is the first for both players, who helped guide the Red Sox to a 5-2
record for the week. For just the third time in Boston's history, a pair of
players shared the weekly honor.
Other players considered for the award were Kansas City's Lorenzo Cain and
Greg Holland and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Mike Trout.
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