Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez, who struck out 17 Braves, is Friday's Player of the Day. Sanchez also gave up no runs, one walk and five hits in eight innings in the 10-0 win.
Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann, who threw a one-hit, complete game shutout against the Reds, is National League Player of the Day. Zimmermann struck out four and gave up only one walk in the 1-0 win.
David Ross of the Red Sox is American League Batter of the Day. Ross hit two home runs and went 4-for-4 in the 7-3 win over the Astros.
Anthony Rizzo of the Cubs is National League Batter of the Day. Rizzo hit two home runs and went 3-for-4 and drove in all the Cubs' runs in the 4-2 win over the Marlins.
Sanchez receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Zimmermann receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Ross and Rizzo receive 1.5 each for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Friday's other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point:
|MLB||19.0||Tigers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Anibal Sanchez (W, 3-1)||8.0||5||0||0||1||17|
|NL||11.0||Nationals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jordan Zimmermann (W, 4-1)||9.0||1||0||0||1||4|
|10.0||Phillies||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Kyle Kendrick (W, 2-1)||9.0||3||0||0||1||5|
|9.0||Orioles||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Wei-Yin Chen (W, 2-2)||8.0||2||0||0||2||5|
|9.0||Cardinals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Lance Lynn (W, 4-0)||7.0||2||1||1||3||9|
|7.0||Yankees||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||David Phelps (W, 1-1)||4.0||2||1||1||2||9|
|6.0||Rangers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Justin Grimm (W, 2-0)||7.0||5||0||0||0||4|
|BAT||5.0||Red Sox||David Ross C||4||3||4||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||5.0||Cubs||Anthony Rizzo 1B||4||2||3||4||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.2||Dodgers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Ronald Belisario (W, 2-2)||1.2||0||0||0||0||3|
|3.0||Padres||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Andrew Cashner (W, 1-1)||6.0||5||1||1||1||5|
|1.0||Rockies||Jordan Pacheco 1B||4||2||3||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||White Sox||Tyler Greene 2B||4||1||2||2||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|0.0||Angels||Hank Conger C||4||1||1||2||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|