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Yankees' Matsui named AL Player of the Week

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New York, NY (Sports Network) - New York outfielder has been selected as the American League's Player of the Week for the period of May 24-30. Matsui hit .524 (11-for-21) and topped all AL players with 12 runs scored and a .655 on-base percentage in six games. The Japan native also slugged a pair of home runs, drove in seven runs and amassed a .952 slugging percentage.

Matsui, who racked up four multi-hit games and two three-hit outings, earned AL weekly honors for the second time in his career. He also received the award for the week ending June 29, 2003.

Other AL Player of the Week candidates included Oakland's , Tampa Bay's and , Boston's , Kansas City's , Cleveland's , and of the and Texas's .

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