Washington Nationals News: Eddie Rosario named National League Player of the Week

By J.Y. Mortimer

Eddie Rosario Nationals OF, gets a hit against Red Sox, 5 10 2024 (courtesy IMAGN, photo by Gregory Fisher, USA Today Sports)

May 13, 2024


After leading Major League Baseball in OPS (1.733), slugging percentage (1.133) and on-base percentage (.600) this week, Nationals outfielder Eddie Rosario has been named National League Player of the Week. The announcement was made this afternoon on MLB Network.

Rosario went 7-for-15 (.467) with a double, three homers, five RBI, five walks, three stolen bases and seven runs scored during the week. He hit safely in all five games, including two multi-hit efforts. He reached base safely in 12 of 20 plate appearances along the way.

Beyond this week, Rosario leads Major League Baseball in OPS (1.616) and slugging percentage (1.045) and is tied for the National League lead with four home runs since May 4. He has hit safely in seven straight games, going 10-for-22 (.455) with a double, four homers, seven RBI, six walks, four stolen bases and 10 runs scored during the streak.

This marks Rosario’s third career Player of the Week award (Aug. 2023 and Aug. 2017) and the first award won by a Nationals player this season.



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