Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers retakes the Box-Toppers points lead, while Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez is Saturday's Player of the Day.
Cabrera (grand slam) was Player of the Game in the 10-3 win over the Orioles. Cabrera earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point for being Player of the Game, giving him 10.7 for the season, putting him back atop the standings (see updated standings on the home page). While Indians pitcher Justin Masterson also has 10.7 points, Cabrera beats him a in tie-breaker because he has more combined points over the 2012-13 seasons.
Player of the Day Fernandez struck out eight over seven innings and gave up no runs in the 8-1 win over the Mets.
Indians pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez is American League Player of the Day. Jimenez gave up no runs and struck out seven over eight innings in the 5-0 win over the Rays.
Daniel Nava of the Red Sox is AL Batter of the Day. Nava homered and went 4-for-6 in the 11-1 win over the Yankees.
Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks is NL Batter of the Day. Goldschmidt hit a grand slam and went 2-for-5 in the 12-4 win over the Cubs.
Standings update: Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller rises to sixth place in player standings (see updated standings on the home page) for the 2013 season. Miller (7IP 0R 7K) was Player of the Game in the 8-0 win over the Giants. Miller earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point Saturday, giving him 8.7 for the season.
Fernandez receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Jimenez receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Nava and Goldschmidt 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:
|MLB||11.0||Marlins||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jose Fernandez (W, 3-3)||7.0||3||0||0||1||8|
|AL||10.0||Indians||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Ubaldo Jimenez (W, 4-3)||8.0||4||0||0||1||7|
|9.0||Cardinals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Adam Wainwright (W, 8-3)||9.0||8||1||1||0||10|
|7.0||Cardinals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Shelby Miller (W, 6-3)||7.0||6||0||0||1||7|
|5.0||Astros||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Bud Norris (W, 5-4)||6.0||4||0||0||3||6|
|BAT||4.0||Red Sox||Daniel Nava LF||6||2||4||4||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||4.0||Diamondbacks||Paul Goldschmidt 1B||5||3||2||4||1||3||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Reds||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Mike Leake (W, 5-2)||6.0||7||0||0||1||5|
|2.0||Rockies||Michael Cuddyer RF||4||2||2||2||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Tigers||Miguel Cabrera 3B||4||1||1||4||1||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Twins||Ryan Doumit C||5||1||3||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Padres||Everth Cabrera SS||4||0||3||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Brewers||Jonathan Lucroy C||4||2||2||1||0||1||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.