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Justin Smoak named AL Player of the Week

Courtesy: Blue Jays Courtesy: Blue Jays
TORONTO, ONT. -

After hitting 2 home runs during opening weekend, Stratford alum Justin Smoak was named the American League player of the week on Monday. 

The Blue Jays first baseman hit 2 long balls, including a game-winning grand slam on Sunday as Toronto split their opening series against the Yankees. 

Smoak is hitting .467 for the year with 8 RBI. 

This is the 2nd time in his career Smoak has earned the weekly honor. He won it in June of 2012 while with the Mariners. 

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