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Astros' Carlos Correa named AL Player of the Week

Carlos Correa
Carlos Correa (Getty Images)

HOUSTON – Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa was named the American League Player of the Week for June 20-26.

Correa hit .333 with 3 homers, 9 RBI, 6 runs and four doubles in 6 games. One of his hits was a walkoff against the Angels on June 21.

It's the first weekly award for Correa. He won the AL Rookie of the Year in June last year and was named AL Rookie of the Year for 2015.

Correa, 21, is the youngest player in 'Stros history to receive a Player of the Week award. Andujar Cedeno, 22, won the award in September 1991.

The Astros have had three other players win the AL Player of the Week award this year -- Tyler White, Jose Altuve and Colby Rasmus.