Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller is Wednesday's Player of the Day. Miller gave up no runs over 5 2/3 innings and struck out six in the 4-2 win over the Mets.
Though Miller left the game with the Cards leading, the Mets later tied the game in the seventh, meaning Miller was not eligible for the win.
Miller moves up to third 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).
Adam Dunn of the White Sox is American League Player of the Day. Dunn homered twice, went 3-for-4 and drove in five runs in the 9-4 win over the Twins.
Shin-Soo Choo of the Reds is National League Batter of the Day. Choo homered twice and went 4-for-5 in the 4-0 win over the Marlins.
Miller receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Dunn receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Choo receives 1.5 for being NL Batter of the Day.
All of Wednesday's other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point:
|AL||6.0||White Sox||Adam Dunn 1B||4||2||3||5||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|5.0||Mariners||Raul Ibanez LF||5||2||2||6||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|5.0||Indians||Jason Kipnis 2B||4||3||3||3||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|5.0||Red Sox||Stephen Drew SS||3||2||2||4||1||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||4.0||Reds||Shin-Soo Choo CF||5||3||4||2||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Cubs||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jeff Samardzija (W, 2-5)||8.0||5||2||2||2||7|
|3.0||Padres||Alexi Amarista CF||5||3||3||2||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Diamondbacks||Eric Chavez 3B||3||1||2||3||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Pirates||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Wandy Rodriguez (W, 4-2)||7.0||6||1||1||1||5|
|2.1||Dodgers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Zack Greinke (W, 2-0)||5.1||5||1||1||0||4|
|2.0||Royals||Lorenzo Cain RF, CF||5||2||2||3||0||2||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Astros||Carlos Corporan C||3||1||2||2||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Blue Jays||J.P. Arencibia C||5||2||2||2||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Rangers||Lance Berkman DH||4||1||2||2||1||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
` Denotes that the pitcher had a no-decision in the game and did not pick up a win or a save.