Today, it was announced that Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has won the W.B. Mason NL Player of the Week award for his play last week.
On Monday, Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story earned his fourth career NL Player of the Week Award, most recently accomplishing the feat for the period ending July 15, 2018.
Last week, Story had an offensive slash line of .524/.583/1.048 with nine runs, 11 hits, three doubles, a triple, two home runs, and seven RBI along with three walks.
In the National League last week, Story finished first in batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage. He was tied for first in runs scored and total bases (22) and he was also second in extra-base hits (6).
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Those numbers brought his season batting average up 23 points to .293, his on-base percentage up 20 points to .360, and his slugging percentage up 49 points to .556.
The best game he had this week was on Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays at Coors Field as Story recorded a career-best seven RBI along with a pair of home runs in the Rockies’ 13-6 win.
Per the Rockies PR team, Story joined Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado (July 19, 2017) as the only players in franchise history to produce a game with three hits, two homers, seven RBI and four runs scored.
Also, according to the Rockies PR team, Story also enters Monday as one of only two players in the Majors with at least 15 home runs and 10 stolen bases on the season. The only other player is reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers (22 HR, 12 SB).
This is back-to-back weeks that a Rockies player has won the NL Player of the Week award as his teammate Nolan Arenado last week.
Another Rockie was considered for the award as well as David Dahl was identified in the press release as an honorable mention for his play last week, as he hit .464 with seven runs and 14 hits, including five extra base hits.
Stay tuned for announcements of the awards for the month of May as the Rockies will have a few contenders for their excellent play throughout the month.