Derek Holland, A.J. Burnett top players for Friday, May 3

Rangers pitcher Derek Holland is Friday's Player of the Day. Holland threw eight shutout innings and struck out nine in the 7-0 win over the Red Sox.

Holland and Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez had identical 10.0 Box-Toppers game scores, but Holland was given the nod as Player of the Day by the strikeout tie-breaker—he had nine and Hernandez had seven.

Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett is National League Player of the Day. Burnett gave up only one run over seven innings and struck out nine in the 3-1 win over the Nationals.

Matt Holliday of the Cardinals is NL Batter of the Day. Holliday homered and went 3-for-4 in the 6-1 win over the Brewers.

Drew Stubbs of the Indians is American League Batter of the Day. Stubbs hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the 10th inning and went 4-for-5 in the 7-6 win over the Twins.

Holland receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Burnett receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Holliday and Stubbs 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:

MLB10.0Rangers 0000000  Derek Holland (W, 2-2)8.060019
 10.0Mariners 0000000  Felix Hernandez (W, 4-2)8.050007
NL8.0Pirates 0000000  A.J. Burnett (W, 3-2)7.051119
 7.0Angels 0000000  Jason Vargas (W, 1-3)9.030023
BAT4.0Cardinals Matt Holliday LF433210  00.000000
 4.0Athletics 0000000  A.J. Griffin (W, 3-2)7.060014
 3.0Tigers 0000000  Drew Smyly (W, 2-0)2.000001
 3.0`Rays 0000000  Joel Peralta 1.000002
 2.2`Mets 0000000  LaTroy Hawkins 1.210002
 2.1Phillies 0000000  Jonathan Pettibone (W, 2-0)6.151103
 2.0Giants Buster Posey C312210  00.000000
 1.1Reds 0000000  J.J. Hoover (S, 1)0.100001
BAT1.0Indians Drew Stubbs CF514100  00.000000
 1.0Padres Yonder Alonso 1B412200  00.000000

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