PLAYER SPOT­LIGHT

USA TODAY Sports Weekly - - AL CENTRAL - ADAM HUNGER, USA TO­DAY SPORTS Car­los San­tana, In­di­ans

The 31-year-old first base­man has fol­lowed a lack­lus­ter first half with a big sec­ond half, hitting .312 with 13 home runs in his first 52 games fol­low­ing the All-Star break to help the In­di­ans break open the Amer­i­can League Cen­tral race. San­tana bat­ted just .238 with 10 homers in 84 games in the first half. The strong fin­ish is timely — he is el­i­gi­ble for free agency in Novem­ber.

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