Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 4/22/13
After leading the National League in batting average and slugging percentage last week, Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez has been named the National League's Player of the Week. Gomez, 27, went 9-for-18 with two home runs, three RBI, scored five runs and posted a .944 slugging percentage to help lead the Brewers to a perfect 6-0 homestand.Raising his batting average from .214 on April 14 to an even .300, Gomez had three hits on Tuesday and Wednesday against the Giants, giving himself nine hits in 13 at bats at the time. This is the third Player of the Week honor of Gomez's career and his second in the National League. Gomez was named the National League's Player of the Week for the week of July 23-29, 2012, when he hit .346 with four home runs and 10 RBI. He took home American League Player of the Week honors with the Minnesota Twins for the week of Sep. 8-14, 2008. Gomez signed a three-year, 24 million contract extension with the Brewers in March. Follow Andrew Gruman...
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