Brewers' Gomez Named NL Player of the Week

By KBJR News 1

Brewers' Gomez Named NL Player of the Week

April 22, 2013 Updated Apr 22, 2013 at 4:56 PM CDT

Milwaukee, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez has been named the National League (NL) player of the week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

Gomez batted 9-for-18 across six games last week, with that .500 batting average leading the entire NL. He also ranked first among all major-league players with a .944 slugging percentage.

The week included the 500th career hit for Gomez, that coming in an April 21 win over Chicago that extended Milwaukee's current winning streak to seven games.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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