Athletics' Jesse Chavez, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright top players for Thursday, June 13

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Athletics pitcher Jesse Chavez is Thursday's Player of the Day. Chavez pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings of closing, extra-innings relief in the 3-2, 18-inning win over the Yankees. Chavez gave up only one hit and struck out seven after appearing in the 13th inning.

Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright is National League Player of the Day. Wainwright pitched seven shutout innings in the 2-1 win over the Mets. 

Ryan Zimmerman of the Nationals is NL Batter of the Day. Zimmerman homered and drove in three runs in the 5-4 win over the Rockies. 

Chavez receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Wainwright receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Zimmerman  receives 1.5 for being NL Batter of the Day. No American League batter was Player of the Game Thursday, so no AL batter receives bonus points.

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


MLB9.2Athletics0000000  Jesse Chavez (W, 1-0)5.210027
NL7.0Cardinals 0000000  Adam Wainwright (W, 10-3)7.040026
 5.2Giants 0000000  Matt Cain (W, 5-3)6.220023
 5.0Phillies 0000000  Cliff Lee (W, 8-2)7.032216
 5.0Cubs 0000000  Hector Rondon (W, 1-0)2.010004
 4.2Royals 0000000  Ervin Santana (W, 5-5)7.251003
 4.1`Orioles 0000000  Tommy Hunter 2.100002
BAT3.0Nationals Ryan Zimmerman 3B422301  00.000000
 3.0`Blue Jays 0000000  Steve Delabar (H, 3)1.010003

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