Reds' Johnny Cueto, Yankees' CC Sabathia top players for Friday, May 31

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Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto is Friday's Player of the Day. Cueto allowed only one hit over eight innings in the 6-0 win over the Pirates.

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is American League Player of the Day. Sabathia struck out 10 and gave up only one run over 7 1/3 innings in the 4-1 win over the Red Sox.

Jonathan Lucroy of the Brewers is National League Batter of the Day. Lucroy homered twice and went 5-for-5 in the 8-5 win over the Phillies.

Adrian Beltre of the Rangers is AL Batter of the Day. Beltre homered and went 4-for-4 in the 7-2 win over the Royals.

Standings update: Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma rises to 10th place in player standings (see updated standings on the home page) for the 2013 season. Iwakuma (7.2IP 0R) was Player of the Game in the 3-0 win over the Twins. Iwakuma earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point Friday, giving him 7.7 for the season.

Cueto receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Sabathia receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Lucroy and Beltre each receive 1.5 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:

531ScoreTeamBATTERSABRHRBIBBSO--PITCHERSIPHRERBBSO
MLB12.0Reds 0000000  Johnny Cueto (W, 3-0)8.010016
AL9.1Yankees 0000000  CC Sabathia (W, 5-4)7.1611010
BAT7.0Brewers Jonathan Lucroy C535400  00.000000
 7.0Athletics 0000000  Bartolo Colon (W, 6-2)9.050003
 7.0Nationals 0000000  Craig Stammen (W, 3-1)4.000003
BAT4.0Rangers Adrian Beltre 3B424200  00.000000
 4.0Orioles Adam Jones CF433200  00.000000
 4.0Marlins 0000000  Jacob Turner (W, 1-0)7.050013
 4.0Rays 0000000  Jamey Wright (W, 1-1)3.002014
 4.0`Padres 0000000  Luke Gregerson 2.000002
 3.2Mariners 0000000  Hisashi Iwakuma (W, 6-1)7.270025
 3.0Cubs Scott Hairston RF311400  00.000000
 3.0Astros 0000000  Jose Veras (S, 9)1.000002
 2.0Dodgers Juan Uribe 3B422211  00.000000

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