Top players for Friday, April 5

Zack Greinke, making his Dodgers debut, was Friday's Player of the Day. Greinke struck out six over 6 1/3 innings in a 3-0 win over the Pirates.

Rays pitcher Matt Moore, who struck out eight over six innings in the 4-0 over the Indians, was American League Player of the Day.

Eric Hosmer of the Royals was American League Batter of the Day. Hosmer went 4-for-5 with three RBIs in the 13-4 win over the Phillies.

Greinke receives two Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Moore receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Hosmer receives 1.5 points for AL Batter of the Day. There was no NL Batter of the Day because no NL batters were named Player of the Game in Friday's 15 games.

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

MLB10.1Dodgers 0000000  Zack Greinke (W, 1-0)6.120006
AL10.0Rays 0000000  Matt Moore (W, 1-0)6.020028
 9.0Tigers 0000000  Drew Smyly (S, 1)4.000005
 8.2Athletics 0000000  Dan Straily (W, 1-0)6.2522011
 7.1Braves 0000000  Mike Minor (W, 1-0)7.151107
 7.0Reds 0000000  Homer Bailey (W, 1-0)6.020036
 6.0Diamondbacks 0000000  Wade Miley (W, 1-0)6.051118
 5.0Giants 0000000  Barry Zito (W, 1-0)7.030034
BAT4.0Royals Eric Hosmer 1B524311  00.000000
 4.0Mariners Franklin Gutierrez CF533302  00.000000
 4.0Orioles Chris Davis 1B412500  00.000000
 3.0Rockies 0000000  Jeff Francis (W, 1-0)6.051115
 2.0Rangers 0000000  Tanner Scheppers (W, 1-0)1.000001
 1.0Marlins Placido Polanco 3B513200  00.000000
 1.0Red Sox Jonny Gomes PH, DH010020  00.000000