Cardinals' Adam Wainwright tops players for Saturday, June 29, rises to 9th place in Box-Toppers points

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Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright is Saturday's Player of the Day and rises to ninth place among players in Box-Toppers points for the 2013 season (see updated top 10 list on the home page).

Wainwright pitched a complete game, struck out eight and gave up only one run in the 7-1 win over the Athletics. 

Wainwright earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 10.7 for the season. He is the 10th player to reach 10.0 or more Box-Topers points this season.

Chris Davis of the Orioles is American League Player of the Day. Davis homered twice and drove in five runs in the 11-3 win over the Yankees. 

Hanley Ramirez of the Dodgers is National League Batter of the Day. Ramirez homered, drove in three runs and went 3-for-4 in the 4-3 win over the Phillies. 

Wainwright receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Davis receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Ramirez receives 1.5 for being NL Batter of the Day.

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

MLB8.0Cardinals 0000000  Adam Wainwright (W, 11-5)9.051128
AL7.0Orioles Chris Davis 1B332510  00.000000
 6.0Marlins 0000000  Jacob Turner (W, 2-0)9.071117
 5.0`Blue Jays 0000000  Esmil Rogers 6.060016
BAT4.0Dodgers Hanley Ramirez SS423300  00.000000
 4.0Angels 0000000  Joe Blanton (W, 2-10)7.032226
 4.0`Rays 0000000  Alex Torres 2.000013
 3.0Braves Freddie Freeman 1B331221  00.000000
 2.0Cubs Alfonso Soriano DH513300  00.000000
 2.0Reds Shin-Soo Choo CF423120  00.000000
 2.0Indians Jason Kipnis 2B312210  00.000000
 2.0Twins Justin Morneau 1B312211  00.000000
 2.0Pirates 0000000  Francisco Liriano (W, 7-3)6.071116
 2.0Rockies 0000000  Rafael Betancourt (W, 2-3)1.000001
 1.0Mets Marlon Byrd RF321100  00.000000

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