Red Sox pitcher Felix Doubront is Tuesday's Player of the Day. Doubront pitched eight shutout innings and gave up only three hits (but earned no decision) in the 3-1 win over the Rays.
Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee is National League Player of the Day. Lee struck out nine over eight innings in the 4-2 win over the Nationals. Lee rises to eighth place in Box-Toppers player rankings for the season (see the current top 10 standings on the home page). Lee earns 1.7 Box-Toppers points for NL Player of the Day, giving him 9.4 for the season.
Matt Dominguez of the Astros is American League Batter of the Day. Dominguez hit a grand slam and went 2-for-3 in the 10-1 win over the Brewers.
Standings update: Mets pitcher Matt Harvey rises to fifth place in Box-Toppers player rankings for the season (see the updated top 10 list). Harvey (7IP 13K) was Player of the Game in the 4-3 win over the Braves, earning 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 10.0 for the season.
Doubront receives 2.0 Box-Toppers
points for being Player of the Day. Lee receives 1.7 for NL
the Day. Dominguez receives 1.5 for being AL Batter of the Day. No
NL batter was Player of the Game Tuesday, so no NL batter
receives bonus points.
All of Tuesday's other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point:
|MLB||11.0||`Red Sox||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Felix Doubront||8.0||3||0||0||0||6|
|NL||8.0||Phillies||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Cliff Lee (W, 9-2)||8.0||5||2||2||0||9|
|8.0||Mets||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Matt Harvey (W, 6-1)||7.0||3||3||3||3||13|
|BAT||5.0||Astros||Matt Dominguez 3B||3||1||2||5||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.1||Pirates||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Charlie Morton (W, 1-1)||5.1||3||0||0||0||2|
|4.0||Mets||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Zack Wheeler (W, 1-0)||6.0||4||0||0||5||7|
|3.0||Blue Jays||Edwin Encarnacion 1B||4||2||2||3||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Twins||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Glen Perkins (S, 17)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.1||Cubs||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jeff Samardzija (W, 4-7)||8.1||7||2||2||1||6|
|2.0||Orioles||J.J. Hardy SS||4||1||3||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Athletics||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jarrod Parker (W, 6-6)||7.0||3||2||2||2||4|
|2.0||Mariners||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yoervis Medina (S, 1)||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|2.0||Diamondbacks||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||David Hernandez (W, 3-4)||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|1.0||Red Sox||Jacoby Ellsbury CF||5||3||3||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|0.0||Indians||Mike Aviles SS||4||1||2||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.