Yankees' Ellsbury is AL Player of the Week

09/02/2014 3:53 PM

09/02/2014 4:00 PM

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was named American League Player of the Week on Tuesday.

Ellsbury batted .522 with four home runs, nine RBI, a triple, two stolen bases and a .500 on-base percentage in six games last week. He led the majors with 27 total bases.

It was the second career weekly honor for the eight-year veteran.

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