Bengie Molina is AL player of the week
|Eric Karabell and Seth Everett react to Bengie Molina hitting for the cycle and more.|
Molina was just the fifth Rangers player to hit for the cycle, joining Oddibe McDowell (1985), Mark Teixeira (2004), Gary Matthews Jr. (2006) and Ian Kinsler (2009).
Molina was acquired a few weeks ago in a trade with San Francisco that sent reliever Chris Ray and minor league pitcher Michael Main to the Giants for Molina and cash. The Rangers made the deal because they wanted a veteran catcher who could give them a little more with the bat. Molina certainly did that in Boston.
Molina is the fourth Rangers player to earn player of the week honors. Nelson Cruz won on May 24 and Josh Hamilton and Colby Lewis both shared the honor on June 14.
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