Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu capped an impressive week with an award: American League Player of the Week.
LeMahieu, who was voted the starting second baseman in the All-Star Game, earned player of the week honors after hitting .625/.654/1.083 with two home runs and 10 RBIs in five games
Currently riding a 14-game hitting streak, LeMahieu had multiple hits in all five games he played in, twice recording four hits.
In Saturday's 17-13 win over the Red Sox, he went 4-for-6 with five RBIs, and he followed that performance by going 3-for-6 with two RBIs in Sunday's 12-8 win.
In going 15-for-24 this week, LeMahieu raised his batting line from .322/.370/.488 to .345/.392/.534. His .925 OPS ranks fourth overall in the American League.
LeMahieu is the second Yankee to be named player of the week this season, joining first baseman Luke Voit. Nationals ace Max Scherzer was named National League Player of the Week.