Indians pitcher Justin Masterson is Monday's Player of the Day. Masterson pitched a complete game shutout, striking out nine, in the 1-0 win over the Yankees.
Masterson moves up to second place in season Box-Toppers player rankings. He earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and now has 7.7 points, behind season leader Yu Darvish (8.0).
Brewers pitcher Marco Estrada is National League Player of the Day. Estrada gave up one run over seven innings in the 5-1 win over the Pirates.
Billy Butler of the Royals is American League Batter of the Day. Butler went 5-for-5 with five RBIs in the 11-4 win over the Angels.
Brian McCann of the Braves is NL Batter of the Day. McCann went 2-for-3 and homered in the 10-1 win over the Diamondbacks.
Standings update: Bryce Harper of the Nationals rose to ninth place among players for the season. Harper was Player of the Game in the 6-2 win over the Dodgers and earned 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 5.9 for the season. He is the Box-Toppers points leader among NL batters.
Masterson receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Estrada receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Butler and McCann receive 1.5 each for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Monday's other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point:
|MLB||11.0||Indians||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Justin Masterson (W, 6-2)||9.0||4||0||0||3||9|
|BAT||7.0||Royals||Billy Butler DH||5||2||5||5||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|7.0||Athletics||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||A.J. Griffin (W, 4-3)||7.0||6||1||1||0||8|
|NL||6.0||Brewers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Marco Estrada (W, 3-2)||7.0||3||1||1||1||5|
|6.0||Yankees||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Adam Warren (S, 1)||4.0||2||0||0||0||4|
|5.0||Tigers||Andy Dirks LF||4||2||3||4||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||4.0||Braves||Brian McCann C||3||2||2||3||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Twins||Aaron Hicks CF||3||3||2||2||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Cubs||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Travis Wood (W, 4-2)||7.0||2||0||0||3||2|
|2.0||Cardinals||Matt Carpenter 2B, 3B||4||2||2||2||1||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Nationals||Bryce Harper RF||1||2||1||0||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|