• Kyodo


Chicago Cubs outfielder Seiya Suzuki’s impressive start to his rookie MLB season on Monday earned him a National League Player of the Week award.

The 27-year-old hit .412 last week on seven hits in 17 at bats with three homers, five RBIs and five walks in six games. He is the first player from Japan since the Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani in 2018 to win the weekly honor within the first month of his rookie season.

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