Arlington, Texas — Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor has been selected by Major League Baseball as the American League Player of the Week for the period ending July 22. The announcement was made on MLB Network this afternoon.
Odor is the first Ranger to be selected for the award since Adrián Beltré for July 24-30, 2017. It marks the third time Odor has won the league’s weekly award, also taking the honors for August 27-Sept. 4, 2016 and July 20-26, 2015.
Odor went 8-for-13 (.615) with a home run, 3 RBI, and 2 runs in the weekend series against Cleveland, and he ranks among A.L. leaders in hits (1st, 8) and total bases (2nd, 11) since the All-Star break. His 3 stolen bases in the second ‘half’ are the most in MLB.