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Paredes Named American League Player Of The Week

photo: Will Vragovic/Tampa Bay Rays

Isaac Paredes‘ big week at the plate has led to him getting recognition from the league, as the Rays infielder was named the Amercian League Player of the Week Monday for the week ending June 26.

Paredes played in five games in the week, amassing 11 hits in 19 trips to the plate with two doubles, five home runs, six runs scored and nine runs batted in.  He finished the week with a slash line of ..579/.619/.1.474.

The 23-year-old is the second Rays player to be named Player of the Week this season, following Manuel Margot on May 8.

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Steve Carney is the founder and publisher of St. Pete Nine. One of the people most associated with baseball coverage in Tampa Bay, he spent 13 seasons covering the Rays for flagship radio station WDAE, first as producer of Rays Radio broadcasts, then as beat reporter beginning in 2011. He likes new analytics and aged bourbon, and is the owner of one of the ugliest knuckleballs ever witnessed by baseball scouts.

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