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New York Yankees: Gary Sanchez has been named the American League Player of the Month and Rooki…

๐Ÿ‘ Gary ๐Ÿ‘ Sanchez ๐Ÿ‘ has been named the American League Player of the Month and Rookie of the Month!
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After batting .389/.458/.832 (37-for-95) with 20R, 9 doubles, 11HR, 21RBI and 11BB in 24 games, he is the first Yankees catcher ever to win either award and is the first Yankee to win Player of the Month since Curtis Granderson in August 2011 and the first Yankee to win Rookie of the Month since Robinson Cano in September 2005. He is the first Yankee to win both awards in the same month and the first AL player to do so since Chicago-ALโ€™s Jose Abreu won both in July 2014โ€ฆis the first catcher to be named the AL Player of the Month since Joe Mauer in May 2009, his AL MVP-winning seasonโ€ฆis the first catcher in the American League to win both awards in the same month.

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