Mariners' Felix Hernandez, Cubs' Scott Feldman top players for Saturday, June 15

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Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez is Saturday's Player of the Day. Hernandez pitched seven shutout innings and struck out eight in the 4-0 win over the Athletics.

Hernandez rises to 10th place among players in Box-Toppers standings for the 2013 season (see updated standings on the home page). Hernandez earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 8.7 for the season. 

Cubs pitcher Scott Feldman is National League Player of the Day. Feldman struck out six over seven innings in the 5-2 win over the Mets. 

Trevor Plouffe of the Twins is American League Batter of the Day. Plouffe hit a two-run homer and went 3-for-3 in the 6-3 win over the Tigers. 

David Freese of the Cardinals is NL Batter of the Day. Freese homered and went 3-for-4 in the 13-7 win over the Marlins. 

Standings update: Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw rises to seventh place among players in Box-Toppers standings for the 2013 season. Kershaw (7IP 8K ND) was Player of the Game in the 5-3 win over the Pirates. He earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point for being Player of the Game, giving him 9.0 for the season. 

Hernandez receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Feldman receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Plouffe and Freese each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

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


MLB9.0Mariners 0000000  Felix Hernandez (W, 8-4)7.050018
NL8.0Cubs 0000000  Scott Feldman (W, 6-5)7.021116
 7.0`Dodgers 0000000  Clayton Kershaw 7.031138
 6.0Brewers 0000000  Yovani Gallardo (W, 6-6)6.030025
 5.2Rays 0000000  Alex Torres (W, 2-0)1.200004
BAT5.0Twins Trevor Plouffe 3B323310  00.000000
 4.1Angels 0000000  Tommy Hanson (W, 4-2)6.152218
BAT4.0Cardinals David Freese 3B433210  00.000000
 4.0Rockies Wilin Rosario C433210  00.000000
 4.0Braves B.J. Upton CF432300  00.000000
 3.0Padres Yasmani Grandal C211310  00.000000
 2.0Blue Jays Adam Lind 1B422201  00.000000
 2.0Nationals Chad Tracy PH, DH111100  00.000000
 2.0Astros 0000000  Jose Veras (S, 13)1.000012
 1.0Red Sox Jonny Gomes LF422101  00.000000

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