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Justin Smoak Named AL Player of the Week

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A well deserved honour

MLB: New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays
Justin Smoak is greeted at home plate by Aledmys Diaz and Russel Martin after hitting a grand slam home run against New York Yankees in the eighth inning at Rogers Centre
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After his scorching performance in the opening series against the Yankees, Justin Smoak has been named the AL player of the week. In four games, he collected 7 hits, 2 doubles, 2 homers, 8 RBIs and is presently carrying a 1.529 OPS. Smoak is the first Blue Jay to earn this achievement since Josh Donaldson in 2016.

Congratulations, Justin!