White Sox 1B Paul Konerko Wins AL Player Of The Week

The Chicago White Sox have enjoyed yet another scintillating start to the season from their slugging first baseman, Paul Konerko. Through 21 games, Konerko has hit 5 home runs with a .383/.444/.679 slash, and the MLB has awarded him in corresponding fashion, naming him the AL Player of the Week:

Konerko, who turned 36 this March, has hit over 30 home runs in his past two seasons and in 6 of his last 8 seasons. As of Monday, Paulie is on pace for over 33 homers.

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