Astros pitcher Jordan Lyles is Wednesday's Player of the Day. Lyles struck out 10 and allowed no runs over seven innings in the 6-1 win over the Mariners. Lyles left with the game tied 0-0 so was not eligible for the win.
Reds pitcher Mike Leake is National League Player of the Day. Leake allowed only one run over eight innings in the 2-1 win over the Cubs.
Sterling Marte of the Pirates is NL Batter of the Day. Marte was 4-for-5 with four runs in the 12-8 win over the Giants.
Clete Thomas of the Twins is American League Batter of the Day. Thomas was 4-for-4 and drove in two runs in the 4-3 win over the Phillies.
Lyles receives 2.0 Box-Toppers
points for being Player of the Day. Leake receives 1.7 for NL Player of
the Day. Marte and Thomas each receive 1.5 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:
|NL||8.0||Reds||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Mike Leake (W, 6-3)||8.0||3||1||1||1||6|
|8.0||Brewers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Alfredo Figaro (W, 1-0)||7.0||3||0||0||0||4|
|5.0||Padres||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Edinson Volquez (W, 5-5)||7.0||6||1||1||3||9|
|3.2||Mets||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Dillon Gee (W, 5-6)||6.2||6||1||1||2||7|
|BAT||3.0||Pirates||Starling Marte LF||5||4||4||0||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||3.0||Twins||Clete Thomas CF||4||1||4||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Athletics||Brandon Moss 1B||4||2||2||3||0||2||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Diamondbacks||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Josh Collmenter (W, 3-0)||2.0||1||0||0||0||2|
|3.0||`Red Sox||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Junichi Tazawa (H, 10)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.0||Angels||Erick Aybar SS||4||1||2||3||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Nationals||Ian Desmond SS||3||0||2||3||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|0.0||Indians||Jason Kipnis 2B||5||1||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.