Anibal Sanchez, 1 hit from no-hitter, is top player for Friday, May 24

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Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez, who was two outs short of a no-hitter, is Friday's Player of the Day.

Sanchez gave up only one hit—with one out in the ninth—and struck out 12 in the complete game 6-0 shutout of the Twins.

Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn is National League Player of the Day. Lynn pitched six shutout innings and struck out nine in the 7-0 win over the Dodgers.

Chris Young of the Athletics is American League Batter of the Day. Young hit a three-run homer and went 3-for-5 in the 6-5 win over the Astros.

A.J. Pollock of the Diamondbacks is National League Batter of the Day. Pollock went 3-for-4 in the 5-2 win over the Padres.

Sanchez receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Lynn receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Young and Pollock receive 1.5 each for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

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

MLB17.0Tigers 0000000  Anibal Sanchez (W, 5-4)9.0100312
NL12.0Cardinals 0000000  Lance Lynn (W, 7-1)6.020019
 9.0Red Sox 0000000  John Lackey (W, 3-4)7.021038
 9.0Brewers 0000000  Marco Estrada (W, 4-2)7.041108
 5.0Rockies 0000000  Tyler Chatwood (W, 3-0)6.040014
BAT3.0Athletics Chris Young RF523301  00.000000
 3.0Rangers Jeff Baker LF212200  00.000000
 2.2Angels 0000000  Garrett Richards (S, 1)1.210002
 2.0Orioles Nick Markakis RF513310  00.000000
 2.0Reds Brandon Phillips 2B422200  00.000000
 2.0Nationals 0000000  Rafael Soriano (S, 14)1.000001
 1.2White Sox 0000000  Nate Jones (W, 1-4)0.200001
 1.0Yankees Lyle Overbay 1B522201  00.000000
BAT1.0Diamondbacks A.J. Pollock CF413101  00.000000