Clayton Kershaw, striking out 11, is top player for Tuesday, May 14

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Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is Tuesday's Player of the Day. Kershaw struck out 11 and gave up no runs over 8 2/3 innings in the 2-0 win over the Nationals.

Kershaw moves up to fifth place in season Box-Toppers player rankings. He earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and now has 7.0 points, behind season leader Yu Darvish (8.0).

Tigers pitcher Doug Fister is American League Player of the Day. Fister struck out seven over seven innings in the 6-2 win over the Astros.

Carlos Beltran of the Cardinals is National League Batter of the Day. Beltran homered, went 3-for-5 and drove in four in the 10-4 win over the Mets.

Robinson Cano of the Yankees is American League Batter of the Day. Cano went 2-for-3 in the 4-3 win over the Mariners.

Standings update: Pitcher Patrick Corbin of the Diamondbacks rose to ninth place among players for the season. Corbin was Player of the Game in the 2-0 win over the Dodgers and earned 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 6.4 for the season.

Kershaw receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Fister receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Beltran and Cano receive 1.5 each for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

All of Tuesday's other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point:

MLB13.2Dodgers 0000000  Clayton Kershaw (W, 4-2)8.2500111
 9.0Reds 0000000  Homer Bailey (W, 2-3)9.0622010
 7.0Rockies 0000000  Jeff Francis (W, 2-3)6.031117
AL5.0Tigers 0000000  Doug Fister (W, 5-1)7.052207
BAT4.0Cardinals Carlos Beltran RF523401  00.000000
 4.0Angels 0000000  Jason Vargas (W, 2-3)7.052217
 4.0White Sox 0000000  Jake Peavy (W, 5-1)7.052206
 4.0Diamondbacks 0000000  Patrick Corbin (W, 6-0)7.030055
 4.0Blue Jays 0000000  R.A. Dickey (W, 3-5)6.0622210
 4.0Rays 0000000  Fernando Rodney (S, 7)1.000003
 3.0Phillies John Mayberry CF, RF413300  00.000000
 3.0Rangers 0000000  Tanner Scheppers (W, 3-0)2.000001
BAT2.0Yankees Robinson Cano 2B312211  00.000000
 1.1`Padres 0000000  Andrew Cashner 7.152113
 1.0Pirates Neil Walker 2B322020  00.000000

` Denotes that the pitcher had a no-decision in the game and did not pick up a win or a save.