Mariners' Iwakuma, Brewers' Gallardo, White Sox' Dunn among top players for Monday, June 10

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Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma is Monday's Player of the Day. Iwakuma struck out eight over seven innings in the 3-2 win over the Astros.

Iwakuma rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers player rankings for the 2013 season (updated list of top 10 players on the home page). Iwakuma earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 9.7 for the season. 

Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo is National League Player of the Day. Gallardo threw eight scoreless innings in the 6-1 win over the Marlins. 

Adam Dunn of the White Sox is American League Batter of the Day. Dunn hit two homers, drove in five runs and went 4-for-4 in the 10-6 win over the Blue Jays. 

Brandon Phillips of the Reds is NL Batter of the Day. Phillips hit a grand slam and drove in all of his team's six runs in the 6-2 win over the Cubs. 

Iwakuma receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Gallardo receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Dunn and Phillips each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

All of Monday's other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point:


MLB9.0Mariners 0000000  Hisashi Iwakuma (W, 7-1)7.041018
BAT8.0White Sox Adam Dunn DH434510  00.000000
NL7.0Brewers 0000000  Yovani Gallardo (W, 5-6)8.040014
BAT5.0Reds Brandon Phillips 2B412600  00.000000
 4.0Padres Will Venable RF322300  00.000000
 3.0`Red Sox 0000000  Koji Uehara 2.000001
 3.0Rangers 0000000  Robbie Ross (W, 3-1)1.000013
 3.0Royals 0000000  Greg Holland (S, 13)1.000002
 2.0Orioles Adam Jones CF311300  00.000000
 1.0Diamondbacks Jason Kubel PH101100  00.000000

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