Gausman, Arenado named Players of the Week

August 8th, 2022

Cardinals third baseman and Blue Jays right-hander have been named the Players of the Week presented by Chevrolet.

Arenado won this season’s first NL Player of the Week Award in early April, and now he has another, bringing his career total to eight.

St. Louis went 6-0 this past week behind Arenado’s .476 average (10-for-21), three homers, eight RBIs and 1.560 OPS. He drove in four runs on Sunday to cap the Cardinals’ three-game sweep over the Yankees at Busch Stadium.

As for Gausman, this marks his first Player of the Week Award. He took home AL honors after tossing a pair of scoreless outings, including eight innings of one-hit ball with 10 strikeouts against the Rays on Tuesday.

Gausman fanned 15 batters in all last week and gave up just seven hits and one walk over 14 innings, lowering his ERA to 2.91 on the year.