Jake Peavy, Jason Marquis top players for Wednesday, May 8

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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:

MLB5.2White Sox 0000000  Jake Peavy (W, 4-1)6.231126
NL5.0Padres 0000000  Jason Marquis (W, 4-2)8.050013
 5.0Braves 0000000  Mike Minor (W, 4-2)7.041137
BAT4.0Rays Kelly Johnson LF433210  00.000000
 4.0Mariners 0000000  Felix Hernandez (W, 5-2)8.061115
 4.0`Giants 0000000  Barry Zito 7.041103
 3.0Twins Trevor Plouffe 3B523301  00.000000
 3.0Yankees Vernon Wells LF, 3B423200  00.000000
BAT3.0Diamondbacks Paul Goldschmidt 1B422300  00.000000
 3.0Nationals 0000000  Jordan Zimmermann (W, 6-1)7.071127
 2.0Orioles J.J. Hardy SS211210  00.000000
 2.0Indians0000000  Justin Masterson (W, 5-2)7.043327
 2.0Astros 0000000  Jose Veras (S, 4)1.000001
 2.0Cardinals 0000000  Edward Mujica (S, 9)1.000001
 1.0Rangers Ian Kinsler 2B523100  00.000000

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