April 11, 2016 Rookie first baseman Tyler Whit…

April 11, 2016

Rookie first baseman Tyler White, who set an Astros record for total hits in the first five games played with the team, is named the American League Player of the Week. The 25-year-old 33rd-round pick out of Western Carolina batted .556, scored three runs, blasted three home runs, and collected nine RBIs to cop the prestigious honor in the first week of his major league career.