Konerko is co-player of week in American League

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White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko, who batted .417 with three homers and eight RBI in his last eight games, has been named co-American League Player of the Week with Cleveland’s Asdrubal Cabrera.

Konerko, was 10-for-24 with a double and three home runs in the period ending April 10. He tied for the AL lead in home runs and RBI, ranked second in slugging percentage (.833) and ranked third in average.

Konerko had an RBI in each of the Sox first seven games of the season, establishing a club record. He is a four-time winner of the award.

Carlos Quentin was named AL Player of the Week last week, the first time Sox players won consecutive weekly awards since Jim Thome and Mark Buehrle in 2009.

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