White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy is Wednesday's Player of the Day. Peavy gave up three hits and one run over 6 2/3 innings in the 6-3 win over the Mets.
Jason Marquis of the Padres is National League Player of the Day. Marquis pitched eight shutout innings in the 1-0 win over the Marlins.
Kelly Johnson of the Rays is American League Batter of the Day. Johnson hit a two-run homer and went 3-for-4 in the 10-4 win over the Blue Jays.
Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks is National League Batter of the Day. Goldschmidt hit two homers and drove in three runs in the 3-2 win over the Dodgers.
Note: Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez and Indians pitcher Justin Masterson were both named Players of the Game in their team's victories Wednesday and earned 1.0 Box-Toppers points. Both players now have 5.7 Box-Toppers points for the season. Hernandez now ranks sixth among all players for 2013 and Masterson ranks eighth.
Peavy receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Marquis receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Johnson and Goldschmidt receive 1.5 each for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Wednesday's other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point:
|MLB||5.2||White Sox||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jake Peavy (W, 4-1)||6.2||3||1||1||2||6|
|NL||5.0||Padres||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jason Marquis (W, 4-2)||8.0||5||0||0||1||3|
|5.0||Braves||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Mike Minor (W, 4-2)||7.0||4||1||1||3||7|
|BAT||4.0||Rays||Kelly Johnson LF||4||3||3||2||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Mariners||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Felix Hernandez (W, 5-2)||8.0||6||1||1||1||5|
|3.0||Twins||Trevor Plouffe 3B||5||2||3||3||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Yankees||Vernon Wells LF, 3B||4||2||3||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||3.0||Diamondbacks||Paul Goldschmidt 1B||4||2||2||3||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Nationals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jordan Zimmermann (W, 6-1)||7.0||7||1||1||2||7|
|2.0||Orioles||J.J. Hardy SS||2||1||1||2||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Indians||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Justin Masterson (W, 5-2)||7.0||4||3||3||2||7|
|2.0||Astros||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jose Veras (S, 4)||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|2.0||Cardinals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Edward Mujica (S, 9)||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|1.0||Rangers||Ian Kinsler 2B||5||2||3||1||0||0||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.