Top players for Tuesday, April 9

Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn is Tuesday's Player of the Day. Lynn struck out 10 over six  innings in the 5-1 win over the Reds.

Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers was American League Player of the Day. Cabrera hit a three-run homer and went 4-for-5 in the 7-3 win over the Blue Jays.

Will Venable of the Padres was National League Batter of the Day. Venable went 2-for-3 with a homer and a three-run triple in the 9-3 win over the Dodgers.

Lynn receives two Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Cabrera receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Venable receives 1.5 points for NL Batter of the Day.

All of Tuesday's other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive one Box-Toppers point:

MLB9.0Cardinals 0000000  Lance Lynn (W, 1-0)6.0411110
AL6.0Tigers Miguel Cabrera 3B534400  00.000000
 5.0Yankees Robinson Cano 2B624500  00.000000
 5.0Astros Marwin Gonzalez SS333220  00.000000
BAT5.0Padres Will Venable RF322421  00.000000
 4.0Athletics Brandon Moss 1B413400  00.000000
 4.0`Nationals 0000000  Gio Gonzalez 5.041127
 3.1Rangers 0000000  Nick Tepesch (W, 1-0)7.141135
 3.0Phillies Michael Young 3B423200  00.000000
 3.0Giants Brandon Crawford SS321311  00.000000
 2.0Cubs David DeJesus CF523201  00.000000
 2.0Braves 0000000  Kris Medlen (W, 1-1)7.031021
 1.0Pirates Starling Marte LF522201  00.000000
 1.0Royals Alcides Escobar SS413100  00.000000