Soriano Named NL Player of the Week

According to a report from the Associated Press on Yahoo Sports, Alfonso Soriano was named the National League Player of the Week on Monday. Soriano hit .516 (16-for-31) with 7 home runs and 14 RBI’s….with a 1.258 SLG.

According to the AP, Soriano “became only the second leadoff hitter in the last 40 years with consecutive multi-homer contests.

Mark DeRosa and Ryan Dempster were also in the running for the award.

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