Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez is Tuesday's Player of the Day. Sanchez struck out nine and allowed only one run over seven innings in the 10-1 win over the Tigers.
Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is National League Player of the Day. Lincecum gave up just one run over seven innings in the 2-1 win over the Blue Jays.
Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers is NL Batter of the Day. In his second Major League game, Puig homered twice, drove in five runs and went 3-for-4 in the 9-7 win over the Padres. This was Puig's Box-Toppers debut, the first time he has been Player of the Game, and he is the 3,193rd player to debut since 1995, when Box-Toppers record-keeping began.
Mike Carp of the Red Sox is American League Batter of the Day. Carp homered and went 3-for-4 in the 17-5 win over the Rangers.
Sanchez receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Lincecum receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Puig and Carp each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Tuesday's other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point:
|MLB||9.0||Tigers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Anibal Sanchez (W, 6-5)||7.0||4||1||1||1||9|
|8.0||Yankees||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||David Phelps (W, 4-3)||6.0||1||0||0||4||7|
|7.0||Orioles||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Chris Tillman (W, 5-2)||7.0||4||1||1||2||8|
|NL||7.0||Giants||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Tim Lincecum (W, 4-5)||7.0||3||1||1||1||6|
|BAT||6.0||Dodgers||Yasiel Puig RF||4||2||3||5||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|6.0||Phillies||John Mayberry PH, RF||3||2||2||5||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||5.0||Red Sox||Mike Carp LF||4||3||3||3||1||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|5.0||Twins||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Samuel Deduno (W, 2-1)||6.0||4||0||0||2||5|
|4.0||Mariners||Raul Ibanez DH||4||2||2||4||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Diamondbacks||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Josh Collmenter (W, 2-0)||4.0||4||0||0||1||5|
|2.2||Rockies||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Josh Outman (W, 2-0)||0.2||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.0||Angels||Albert Pujols 1B||3||1||1||3||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Brewers||Yuniesky Betancourt PH, 1B||1||0||1||1||1||0||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.