Twins infielder Eduardo Escobar has been named American League player of the week.

Escobar hit .462 with two homers, six doubles, a triple and eight RBI.

He leads major league baseball with 26 doubles, and is sixth with a .568 slugging percentage.

For the season, Escobar is hitting .288 with 12 homers and 39 RBI. He also has 39 extra base hits.

The Twins' Spanish language announcement:



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