Red Sox' Felix Doubront, Phillies' Cliff Lee, Mets' Matt Harvey top players for Tuesday, June 18

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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 Player of 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:


MLB11.0`Red Sox 0000000  Felix Doubront 8.030006
NL8.0Phillies 0000000  Cliff Lee (W, 9-2)8.052209
 8.0Mets 0000000  Matt Harvey (W, 6-1)7.0333313
 7.0`Giants 0000000  Matt Cain 7.0622010
BAT5.0Astros Matt Dominguez 3B312500  00.000000
 4.1Pirates 0000000  Charlie Morton (W, 1-1)5.130002
 4.0Mets 0000000  Zack Wheeler (W, 1-0)6.040057
 3.0Blue Jays Edwin Encarnacion 1B422301  00.000000
 3.0Twins 0000000  Glen Perkins (S, 17)1.000002
 2.1Cubs 0000000  Jeff Samardzija (W, 4-7)8.172216
 2.0Orioles J.J. Hardy SS413200  00.000000
 2.0Athletics 0000000  Jarrod Parker (W, 6-6)7.032224
 2.0Mariners 0000000  Yoervis Medina (S, 1)1.000001
 2.0Diamondbacks 0000000  David Hernandez (W, 3-4)1.000001
 1.0Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury CF533000  00.000000
 0.0Indians Mike Aviles SS412100  00.000000

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