New York, NY (Sports Network) - San Diego Padres reliever Huston Street was
named National League Player of the Week for the period ending Sept. 8.
Street led the NL and tied for the Major League lead with four saves. The
right-hander posted a 1-0 record with a 1.80 ERA across five appearances last
week. He only surrendered one run and three hits, while fanning four batters
in his five innings of works.
In Monday's game against the San Francisco Giants, he retired the side in
order to earn his 26th save of the season. The next night, Street entered the
game with a 3-2 lead. He gave up a double to Brandon Belt with two outs before
inducing a weak comebacker off the bat of Hector Sanchez for the third
Also considered for the award were Matt Carpenter and Michael Wacha of the
St.Louis Cardinals, Shin-Soo Choo and Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds,
Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves, Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh
Pirates, Pablo Sandoval and Yusmeiro Petit of the Giants and Christian Yelich
of the Miami Marlins.
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