San Diego Padres 3rd baseman Manny Machado is the National League Player of the Week.
From Monday, August 17th through Sunday, August 23rd, the Padres won all 7 games they played, Machado was a key part of the teams success.
Machado batted .393 with 3 home runs, 8 runs batted in and 1.290 OPS. He also hit a walk-off grand slam to win Wednesdays game against the Texas Rangers. Then on Sunday, Machado crushed a go-ahead 2 run home in the bottom of the 8th inning to help the Padres sweep the Houston Astros.
Machado is now a five-time Player of the Week Award winner, but this is his first such honor with the Padres.