Cardinals' Holliday earns NL Weekly award

09/02/2014 3:48 PM

09/02/2014 3:52 PM

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday was named the National League's Player of the Week for games ending Aug. 31.

Holliday led the majors with 13 RBI and the NL with four home runs, 24 total bases and an .889 slugging percentage during the final week of August.

The 34-year-old drove in the game-winning runs in all three of St. Louis' wins last week while hitting .370 (10-for-27).

Also considered for the award were Pittsburgh's Josh Harrison and Mark Melancon, San Francisco's Angel Pagan, Hunter Pence, Buster Posey and Madison Bumgarner, Chicago's Jorge Soler, Miami's Jarred Cosart and Colorado's Tyler Matzek.

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