Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu pitches shutout, tops players for Tuesday, May 28

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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:

MLB14.0Dodgers 0000000  Hyun-Jin Ryu (W, 6-2)9.020007
 10.0`Mets 0000000  Matt Harvey 8.0611010
 10.0Phillies 0000000  Cliff Lee (W, 6-2)8.041108
 7.0Cardinals 0000000  Tyler Lyons (W, 2-0)7.021115
BAT6.0Nationals Adam LaRoche 1B332410  00.000000
 5.0`Pirates 0000000  Jeanmar Gomez 7.030012
AL5.0Twins 0000000  Ryan Pressly (W, 2-0)2.000003
 3.2Padres 0000000  Edinson Volquez (W, 4-5)7.241135
 3.0Rockies 0000000  Rafael Betancourt (S, 11)1.000002
 2.1Reds 0000000  Mat Latos (W, 5-0)6.151147
BAT2.0Rays Yunel Escobar SS413200  00.000000
 1.0Braves Brian McCann DH522201  00.000000
 1.0Athletics Jed Lowrie 2B312111  00.000000

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