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Kansas City Royals' Adalberto Mondesi gestures after his RBI single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, May 15, 2019. 

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Kansas City Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi was named the American League's Player of the Week on Monday.

Mondesi hit a Major League-leading .615 in a stretch of games from Sept. 21-27.

He led the league in runs with 10, hits with 16, stolen bases with 5, slugging percentage of 1.154 and an on-base percentage of .655.

The Royals were 5-2 in their last seven games of the season.

He is the first Royals shortstop to win the award since Mike Aviles in August 2008.

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