Wainwright, with shutout, tops players for Saturday, April 13

Adam Wainwright, throwing a shutout and striking out 12 in the Cardinals 8-0 win over the Brewers is Saturday's Player of the Day. Though Wainwright earns his Player of the Game and Player of the Day honor through pitching, he was also had the high Box-Toppers score among Cards' batters, going 3-for-3 at the plate with two RBIs.

Angels closer Michael Roth is American League Player of the Day. Roth struck out four over two innings and picked up the win as the Angels beat the Astros 5-4 in the bottom of the ninth on Albert Pujols' walk-off, two-run double.

Nick Swisher of the Indians was AL Batter of the Day. Swisher hit a two-run homer and went 2-for-2 and walked twice in the 9-4 win over the White Sox.

Wilin Rosario of the Rockies is NL Batter of the Day. Rosario went 4-for-5 with a two-run homer and three RBIs in the 9-5 win over the Padres.

Wainwright receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Roth receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Swisher receives 1.5 points for AL Batter of the Day. Rosario receives 1.5 points for NL Batter of the Day.

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

MLB17.0Cardinals 0000000  Adam Wainwright (W, 2-1)9.0400012
 8.0Mets 0000000  Matt Harvey (W, 3-0)8.021126
 7.0`Marlins 0000000  Jose Fernandez 6.020025
AL6.0Angels 0000000  Michael Roth (W, 1-0)2.000004
BAT5.0Indians Nick Swisher DH232210  00.000000
 4.0`Red Sox 0000000  Jon Lester 7.051115
 4.0Braves 0000000  Tim Hudson (W, 2-0)7.041103
 4.0Tigers 0000000  Justin Verlander (W, 2-1)6.031136
BAT3.0Rockies Wilin Rosario C514301  00.000000
 3.0Giants 0000000  Santiago Casilla (S, 1)2.000012
 2.0Dodgers Adrian Gonzalez 1B413210  00.000000
 2.0Rangers 0000000  Joe Nathan (S, 4)1.000001
 1.1Blue Jays 0000000  R.A. Dickey (W, 1-2)6.151124
 1.0Pirates Jose Tabata PH101100  00.000000
 1.0Orioles 0000000  Jim Johnson (S, 5)1.000000