Top players for Thursday, April 4

Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee, who threw eight scoreless innings, struck out eight and gave up only two hits, was Thursday's Player of the Day. Lee led the Phillies in a 2-0 win over the Braves. Lee earns 2 Box-Toppers points.

Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, who struck out nine over six innings in a 3-1 win over the White Sox, was American League Player of the Game and earns 1.7 Box-Toppers points.

Oakland's Josh Reddick was American League Batter of the Day. He went 2-for-3, homered and drove in four runs in the A's 8-2 win over the Mariners. Reddick earns 1.5 Box-Toppers points.

Washington's Jason Werth was National League Batter of the Day. He hit a three-run homer and went 2-for-4, leading the Nationals in a 6-1 win over the Marlins. Werth earns 1.5 Box-Toppers points.

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

404ScoreTeamBATTERSABRHRBIBBSO--PITCHERSIPHRERBBSO
MLB14.0Phillies 0000000  Cliff Lee (W, 1-0)8.020008
AL7.0Royals 0000000  Jeremy Guthrie (W, 1-0)6.051119
 7.0Cubs 0000000  Travis Wood (W, 1-0)6.010024
 7.0Padres 0000000  Eric Stults (W, 1-0)5.030027
BAT5.0Athletics Josh Reddick RF322400  00.000000
 4.0Orioles Chris Davis 1B312400  00.000000
 3.0Blue Jays J.P. Arencibia C423200  00.000000
BAT3.0Nationals Jayson Werth RF422301  00.000000
 2.0Reds Todd Frazier 3B322100  00.000000
 1.0Yankees Brett Gardner CF312111  00.000000
 1.0Twins Josh Willingham LF311211  00.000000