Major League Baseball Player Of The Week July 12th

David Fletcher continues the Los Angeles Angels run of Player Of Week Honours winning the award as we head into the All-Star Break.

Fletcher won for the American League while A. J. Pollock of the Los Angeles Dodgers won in the National League.

Fletcher is the second consecutive winner after Shohei Ohtani won last week and for the Week of June 14th to June 21.  Max Stassi won it in June as well.

Fletcher Hits In 24 Straight Games Doesn’t Get All-Star Nod

When the Angels signed David Fletcher to the a 5-year $26 million extension before the season started they knew what they had in Fletcher and his ability both at the plate and on the field.

In the pandemic shortened 2020, Fletcher finished the season batting .319/.376/.425 with 3 home runs and 18 RBIs in 49 games.

During the hitting streak, Fletcher has really elevated what is already a remarkable feet with last week’s games where he had five multi-hit games in six, including two four-hit games.

He collected 16 hits in 27 at-bats last week with two home runs and seven RBI. He’s hitting a ridiculous .439/.455/.592 over his hitting streak and has his season batting line up to .309/.336/.381 with two home runs, 32 RBI, four stolen bases, and 52 runs scored.

A.J. Pollock Key Part of Dodgers 22-1 Rout of The Arizona Diamondbacks

The Dodgers haven’t seen a Player Of The Week Award since 2019 when Corey Seager won.

Pollock was a three time winner of Player Of The Week with the Diamondbacks. The outfielder hit .391 with four homers, three doubles and a 1.505 OPS in six games last week. 

Pollock was one of the players who hit two homers last week when the Dodgers annihilated the Dbacks 22-1.

Pollock had battled COVID-19 in 2020 as well as seeing his personal life turned upside down when his daughter was born three plus months premature.