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Rockies C.J. Cron picks up NL Player of the Week honors

Colorado Rockies first baseman C.J. Cron is congratulated by teammates the team's 7-4 win in a...
Colorado Rockies first baseman C.J. Cron is congratulated by teammates the team's 7-4 win in a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)(David Zalubowski | AP)
Published: Aug. 9, 2021 at 6:44 PM MDT
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DENVER (KKTV) - Colorado Rockies first baseman C.J. Cron capped off an blistering week at the plate with a grand finale Sunday.

Cron was named National League Player of the Week following a four home run and 16 RBI performance over five games. Cron’s batting average for the first week of August was a outstanding .556 in series against the Chicago Cubs and Miami Marlins.

Cron’s Sunday performance was his best, smashing two home runs (including a grand slam) and raking in seven RBIs. His effort helped the Rockies to a 5-1 home record last week. Colorado is 51-61 on the season.

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