Brad Miller Named AL Player of the Week
Mariners shortstop Brad Miller has been named the American League Player of the Week. In three games vs. the Astros, Miller hit .385 (5×13) with 4 runs scored, 2 home runs, 7 RBI and a 1.346 OPS. He recorded the first 2 home runs and a career-high 5 RBI Friday vs. the Astros.
Miller becomes the first Mariners player to earn POW honors since Felix Hernandez (8/20/12), and the first position player since Justin Smoak (6/4/12). He is the first Mariners rookie to earn the honor since Ken Griffey Jr. in 1989 (week ending 4/30/89).