The Pittsburgh Pirates’ Sean Rodriguez has been named the Co-National League Player of the Week, along with Brandon Drury of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Rodriguez was awarded the honor for his efforts against the Cincinnati Reds and the Philadelphia Phillies.
Rodriguez recorded a batting average of .414 and hit five home runs last week. Rodriguez also recorded 12 RBIs, bringing his season total, thus far, to 51 RBIs. On the year, Rodriguez has hit 17 home runs.
As for Drury of the Diamondbacks, he hit .500 for his average, four home runs and seven RBIs in seven games.
The Pirates start a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers on Sept. 20. The three games will be played at Miller Park. First pitch on the 20th is scheduled for 8:10 p.m.
The Pirates have yet to select their pitcher for tomorrow’s game, but Milwaukee will start Matt Garza to pitch.
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