posted on Jul, 6 2004 @ 03:20 PM
New York, NY (Sports Network) - Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bobby Abreu was selected as the National League's Player of the Week for games played
from June 28-July 4.
Abreu batted .417 (10-for-24) with five doubles, two home runs, 10 runs scored and 10 RBI over seven games. The eight-year veteran also drew 12 walks
and compiled a .611 on-base percentage as well as an .875 slugging percentage.
Abreu tied for tops among NL players in doubles, runs scored and walks during the course of the week.
Abreu's teammate, third baseman David Bell, was among 16 others nominated for the award, along with Jason Bay, Sean Burnett and Jose Mesa of
Pittsburgh; Colorado's Todd Helton and Aaron Miles; Richard Hidalgo and Ty Wigginton of the New York Mets; Arizona's Danny Bautista, Cincinnati's Ryan
Freel, San Diego's Khalil Greene and David Wells; Atlanta's J.D. Drew and Guillermo Mota and Eric Gagne of Los Angeles.