Nats' Stephen Strasburg, White Sox' Hector Santiago top players for Friday, June 21

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Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is Friday's Player of the Day. Strasburg struck out nine and gave up only one run over seven innings in the 2-1 win over the Rockies.

White Sox pitcher Hector Santiago is American League Player of the Day. Santiago gave up one run over eight innings in the 9-1 win over the Royals. 

Shane Victorino of the Red Sox is AL Batter of the Day. Victorino homered, drove in five runs and went 4-for-5 in the 10-6 win over the Tigers. 

Chris Denorfia of the Padres is National League Batter of the Day. Denorfia homered and went 2-for-2 in the 5-2 win over the Dodgers. 

Strasburg receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Santiago receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Victorino and Denorfia each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

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



MLB9.0Nationals 0000000  Stephen Strasburg (W, 4-6)7.051109
 8.0Cubs 0000000  Matt Garza (W, 2-1)8.041128
AL7.0White Sox 0000000  Hector Santiago (W, 3-5)8.031115
 7.0Indians 0000000  Scott Kazmir (W, 4-4)7.051107
BAT5.0Red Sox Shane Victorino RF514500  00.000000
 5.0Brewers 0000000  Wily Peralta (W, 5-8)7.020044
 4.0Athletics Yoenis Cespedes LF422401  00.000000
BAT4.0Padres Chris Denorfia RF, LF222210  00.000000
 3.0Diamondbacks Jason Kubel LF534101  00.000000
 3.0Pirates Jordy Mercer SS423201  00.000000
 2.0Blue Jays Munenori Kawasaki SS412300  00.000000
 2.0Mets 0000000  Bobby Parnell (S, 12)1.000001
 1.0Marlins Logan Morrison 1B522201  00.000000
 1.0Yankees Zoilo Almonte LF413101  00.000000
 1.0Rangers Elvis Andrus SS311210  00.000000