What are the odds?


What are the chances that the National league Major League Player of the Week for three weeks in a row turns out to be a former Minnesota Twin? Apparently pretty good.

Week of June 11th (tie between two players)

Jason Kubel, Arizona D-Backs (.409, 2 HR, 12 RBI, 5 R, .818 SLG)

Ryan Dempster, Chicago Cubs (2-0, 0.00 ERA, 15.0 IP, 9 SO)

To make the odds even longer, the American League Player of the for the Week of June 11th was, you guessed it, another tie and another former Minnesota Twin.

Torii Hunter, LA Angels (.500, 4 HR, 10 RBI, 10 R, 1.045 SLG)

Mike Trout, LA Angels (.520, 2 2B, 4 RBI, 10 R, 4 SB, .567 OBP)

Week of June 4th

Johan Santana, New York Mets (First no-hitter in NYM history on 6/1)

 Week of May 29th

R.A. Dickey, New York Mets (2-0, 0.63 ERA, 14.1 IP, 1 BB, 21 SO)

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