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Astros SS Carlos Correa named AL Player of the Week

Houston Astros SS Carlos Correa hits homer vs. Los Angeles Angels in Houston
Houston Astros SS Carlos Correa hits homer vs. Los Angeles Angels in Houston (Getty Images)

HOUSTON – Houston Astros SS Carlos Correa has been named the American League Player of the Week for the week of Aug. 8-14.

It's Correa's 2nd player of the week award, and the Astros 5th. Tyler White, Jose Altuve and Colby Rasmus have each won once.

Correa hit safely in each of the Astros' 7 games during the week. He racked up 12 hits in 28 at bats, scored 6 runs, hit 3 doubles, 3 home runs, had 12 runs batted in and compiled a 1.324 on-base plus slugging percentage.

The 12 RBI led the AL for the week.

Corres has a 10-game hitting streak alive and leads all AL SS in RBI.