White Sox' Chris Sale (8IP 13K) tops players for Tuesday, June 25, rises to 4th place in Box-Toppers points

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White Sox pitcher Chris Sale is Tuesday's Player of the Day and rises to fourth place among players in Box-Toppers points.

Sale struck out 13 over eight innings but earned no decision in the 5-4 win over the Mets. Sale earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 10.7 for the season (see the updated top 10 player list on the home page)

Rickie Weeks of the Brewers is National League Player of the Day. Weeks homered twice, drove in four runs and went 3-for-4 in the 9-3 win over the Cubs. 

Dustin Pedroia of the Red Sox is American League Batter of the Day. Pedroia went 3-for-5 and drove in four runs in the 11-4 win over the Rockies. 

Sale receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Weeks receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Pedroia receives 1.5 for being AL Batter of the Day.

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

MLB9.0`White Sox 0000000  Chris Sale 8.0433213
NL6.0Brewers Rickie Weeks 2B433400  00.000000
 5.0Rays 0000000  Matt Moore (W, 10-3)6.0411611
 4.0Cardinals Allen Craig LF524301  00.000000
BAT4.0Red Sox Dustin Pedroia 2B523401  00.000000
 4.0Angels J.B. Shuck LF523400  00.000000
 4.0Pirates Brandon Inge RF322300  00.000000
 4.0Marlins 0000000  A.J. Ramos (W, 2-2)2.010003
 3.0Nationals Adam LaRoche 1B413300  00.000000
 3.0Phillies 0000000  Kyle Kendrick (W, 7-4)8.072206
 2.0Braves Jason Heyward RF412301  00.000000
 2.0Athletics Josh Donaldson 3B422201  00.000000
 2.0Orioles Alexi Casilla 2B311302  00.000000
 1.2`Yankees 0000000  Hiroki Kuroda 6.253216
 1.0Dodgers Hanley Ramirez SS412200  00.000000

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