clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Galarraga Named AL Player Of The Week

When you record 26 consecutive outs, chances are you’re going to get some kind of recognition for it.

↵

Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga didn’t get his perfect game, but he still was able to garner the Bank of America American League Player of the Week award.
↵

↵

Galarraga gave up one hit, albeit a controversial one, and struck out three batters while throwing just 88 pitches (67 strikes) in the Tigers’ 3-0 win last week against the Cleveland Indians. Galarraga recorded the first 26 outs of the game before the 27th batter, Jason Donald, was incorrectly called safe at first base.

↵

Colby Rasmus of the St. Louis Cardinals nabbed the NL side of the award.