Tigers infielder Jeimer Candelario named AL player of the week

Posted at 3:48 PM, Sep 14, 2020

Jeimer Candelario is swinging a hot bat.

The baseball world is noticing.

The Tigers infielder was named the American League player of the week after hitting three home runs and registering nine RBI. He slashed .423/.500/.923 for the Tigers from Sep. 7-13.

Candelario leads the Tigers with 28 RBI, 50 hits, 11 doubles, and three triples. He is second on the team with seven home runs and a .325 batting average.