White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis, who batted .478 with three homers and 10 RBI in his last six games, was named American League Player of the Week on Monday.

Youkilis, 33, was 11-for-23 (.478) with seven runs scored, a .571 on-base percentage and .913 slugging percentage as the White Sox went 5-1 on a homestand against the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays.