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:
|MLB||12.0||Reds||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Johnny Cueto (W, 3-0)||8.0||1||0||0||1||6|
|AL||9.1||Yankees||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||CC Sabathia (W, 5-4)||7.1||6||1||1||0||10|
|BAT||7.0||Brewers||Jonathan Lucroy C||5||3||5||4||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|7.0||Athletics||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Bartolo Colon (W, 6-2)||9.0||5||0||0||0||3|
|7.0||Nationals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Craig Stammen (W, 3-1)||4.0||0||0||0||0||3|
|BAT||4.0||Rangers||Adrian Beltre 3B||4||2||4||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Orioles||Adam Jones CF||4||3||3||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Marlins||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jacob Turner (W, 1-0)||7.0||5||0||0||1||3|
|4.0||Rays||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jamey Wright (W, 1-1)||3.0||0||2||0||1||4|
|3.2||Mariners||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Hisashi Iwakuma (W, 6-1)||7.2||7||0||0||2||5|
|3.0||Cubs||Scott Hairston RF||3||1||1||4||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Astros||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jose Veras (S, 9)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.0||Dodgers||Juan Uribe 3B||4||2||2||2||1||1||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.