Justin Smoak named AL Player of the Week

Justin Smoak named AL Player of the Week
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.