New York, NY (Sports Network) - Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis and
Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander have been named the American League
co-players of the week for the period ending Sept. 30.
Davis captured his first career weekly honor by clubbing five homers and
driving in 10 runs for the Orioles, who clinched their first postseason birth
since 1997 on Sunday.
Verlander won both of his starts during the week and allowed just two earned
runs while striking out 16 over 15 combined innings.
Others considered for the award included Verlander's teammate, first baseman
Prince Fielder, Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and Los Angeles
Angels of Anaheim outfielder Torii Hunter.
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