April 30, 2009

Pujols NL Player of the Week

National League Player of the Week honors for the period ending April 26 went to the St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols.

During that week, Pujols ran up a .450 batting average with 11 RBIs. He also had the distinction of driving home his 1.000 career run, which was done with a grand slam against the Chicago Cubs.

As well, Pujols stole a base three games in a row.

Other Cardinals nominated:

  • Yadier Molina
  • Rick Ankiel
  • Ryan Franklin

    photo by Gerri Novak