Mets' Dillon Gee, Orioles' Freddy Garcia top players for Thursday, May 30

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Mets pitcher Dillon Gee is Thursday's Player of the Day. Gee struck out 12 over 7 1/3 innings in the 3-1 win over the Yankees.

Orioles pitcher Freddy Garcia is American League Player of the Day. Garcia gave up no runs over eight innings and struck out six in the 2-0 win over the Nationals.

Ramiro Pena of the Braves is National League Batter of the Day. Pena went 3-for-4 with four RBIs in the 11-3 win over the Blue Jays.

Chris Carter of the Astros is AL Batter of the Day. Carter homered and drove in three runs in the 7-5 win over the Rockies.

Note: Cubs pitcher Travis Wood is Player of the Game in the team's 8-3 win over the White Sox. However, Wood was given the honor for his batting performance. He went 2-for-4 and hit a grand slam. (He also pitched six innings, struck out six and gave up only two runs.)

Gee receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Garcia receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Pena and Carter each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

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

MLB13.1Mets 0000000  Dillon Gee (W, 3-6)7.1411012
AL11.0Orioles 0000000  Freddy Garcia (W, 2-2)8.030006
 6.0Mariners 0000000  Felix Hernandez (W, 6-4)8.031136
 4.2Rays 0000000  Alex Colome (W, 1-0)5.251027
BAT4.0Braves Ramiro Pena 2B413400  00.000000
 4.0Cubs Travis Wood P312400  00.000000
BAT2.0Astros Chris Carter LF311300  00.000000
 2.0Red Sox David Ortiz 1B221120  00.000000
 2.0Indians Ryan Raburn RF111110  00.000000
 2.0Royals Jeff Francoeur RF111100  00.000000
 2.0Angels 0000000  Jason Vargas (W, 5-3)7.052226
 2.0`Pirates 0000000  Mark Melancon 1.000001
 2.0Twins 0000000  Jared Burton (S, 2)1.000001
 1.0Giants Pablo Sandoval 3B412200  00.000000
 1.0Rangers Nelson Cruz RF422111  00.000000

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