Will Middlebrooks and Mike Napoli were named American League Co-Players of the Week for the week ending September 8th. Middlebrooks was 13-for-28 during that span—with a double, four homers, nine RBIs and eight runs scored. He led the majors with 26 total bases. Napoli went 10-for-21 with two doubles, four HRs, nine RBIs and seven runs scored. He led the majors in slugging percentage at 1.143 during the week.