Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu is Tuesday's Player of the Day. Ryu pitched a two-hit, complete game shutout in the 3-0 win over the Angels.
Twins pitcher Ryan Pressly is American League Player of the Day. Pressly pitched two innings of middle relief in the 12th and 13th innings, striking out three and picking up the win in the 14-inning, 6-5 win over the Brewers. This was Pressly's Box-Toppers debut, the first time he has been Player of the Game. Pressly is the 3,186th player to debut since Box-Toppers' inception in 1995.
Adam LaRoche of the Nationals is National League Batter of the Day. LaRoche homered twice and went 2-for-3 in the 9-3 win over the Orioles.
Yunel Escobar of the Rays is AL Batter of the Day. Escobar went 3-for-4 in the 7-6 win over the Marlins.
Standings update: Mets pitcher Matt Harvey rises to fourth place in player standings (see updated standings on the home page) for the 2013 season. Harvey (8IP 10K ND) was Player of the Game in the 2-1 win over the Yankees. Harvey earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point Tuesday, giving him 9.0 for the season, trailing season leader Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers (9.7).
Ryu receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Pressly receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. LaRoche and Escobar each receive 1.5 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:
|MLB||14.0||Dodgers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Hyun-Jin Ryu (W, 6-2)||9.0||2||0||0||0||7|
|10.0||Phillies||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Cliff Lee (W, 6-2)||8.0||4||1||1||0||8|
|7.0||Cardinals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Tyler Lyons (W, 2-0)||7.0||2||1||1||1||5|
|BAT||6.0||Nationals||Adam LaRoche 1B||3||3||2||4||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|AL||5.0||Twins||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Ryan Pressly (W, 2-0)||2.0||0||0||0||0||3|
|3.2||Padres||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Edinson Volquez (W, 4-5)||7.2||4||1||1||3||5|
|3.0||Rockies||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Rafael Betancourt (S, 11)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.1||Reds||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Mat Latos (W, 5-0)||6.1||5||1||1||4||7|
|BAT||2.0||Rays||Yunel Escobar SS||4||1||3||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Braves||Brian McCann DH||5||2||2||2||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Athletics||Jed Lowrie 2B||3||1||2||1||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.