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Watch National League Player of the Week Matt Carpenter hit doubles—lots of doubles

Behold the NL Player of the Week in all his glory.

Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

Major League Baseball announced the players of the week for the last week. Nelson Cruz of the Seattle Mariners earned the honors for the American League. St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter is the National League Player of the Week. Here are Carpenter's stats for the week: 20 PAs, 10 hits, 9 runs, 6 doubles, 1 homer, 5 RBIs, 3 Ks, 0 walks, .500 BA, .500 OBP, .950 SLG, 1.450 OPS.

Now here are some of his hits over the last seven days:

Carpenter's homer from last night is not yet embeddable.

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