The National League Player of the Block has been awarded to Oakland's Jason Giambi. Incredibly, Giambi could hardly be kept off the bases during the block. He recorded an OBP of .857 with 18 hits and 17 walks. Honorable mentions go to Matt Clement (2-0/1.66 ERA) and Bernie Williams (.429 AVG/14 RBI).
The American League Player of the Block has been awarded to Atlanta's Rafael Palmeiro. Palmeiro drove in 24 runs while recording an OPS of 1.511! Honorable mentions go to Garrett Anderson (.353 AVG/7 HR/16 RBI) and Robb Nen (1-0/5 SV/0.90 ERA).