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Mancini, Seager nab Player of the Week honors

@mattkellyMLB
September 23, 2019

Major League Baseball selected Orioles slugger Trey Mancini and Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager as the American and National League Players of the Week presented by W.B. Mason. Mancini, 27, pounded Tigers, Blue Jays and Mariners pitchers to the tune of a .462/.484/.846 slash line, homering twice and doubling four times

Major League Baseball selected Orioles slugger Trey Mancini and Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager as the American and National League Players of the Week presented by W.B. Mason.

Mancini, 27, pounded Tigers, Blue Jays and Mariners pitchers to the tune of a .462/.484/.846 slash line, homering twice and doubling four times in 26 at-bats. The fourth-year outfielder/first baseman is batting .354 in September, with six doubles, five homers and 19 RBIs in 20 games.

Seager, 25, is riding an eight-game hit streak -- with multiple hits in each of the past six -- and he batted .500 with two homers, two doubles and a triple in five games over the past week. The Los Angeles star drove in seven runs over those five contests, giving him an NL-most 21 RBIs in September.

This is the first career Player of the Week Award for both Seager and Mancini. Seager was the 2016 NL Rookie of the Year Award winner, and he also took home the league’s Rookie of the Month honors in June of that season.

Matt Kelly is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @mattkellyMLB.