HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 20: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrates after hitting a solo home run against Brad Peacock #41 of the Houston Astros during the eighth inning in Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park on October 20, 2017 in Houston, Texas.
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Tab Bamford

On Monday afternoon, Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge was named the American League Player of the Week.

Judge went to work at the expense of the Baltimore Orioles, putting up enormous numbers over the course of the week. The Yankees will need him to stay hot with Giancarlo Stanton going on the IL earlier on Monday.