Tigers' Anibal Sanchez, Giants' Tim Lincecum top players for Tuesday, June 4

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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:

MLB9.0Tigers 0000000  Anibal Sanchez (W, 6-5)7.041119
 8.0Yankees 0000000  David Phelps (W, 4-3)6.010047
 7.0Orioles 0000000  Chris Tillman (W, 5-2)7.041128
NL7.0Giants 0000000  Tim Lincecum (W, 4-5)7.031116
BAT6.0Dodgers Yasiel Puig RF423500  00.000000
 6.0Phillies John Mayberry PH, RF322501  00.000000
BAT5.0Red Sox Mike Carp LF433311  00.000000
 5.0`Nationals 0000000  Jordan Zimmermann 8.042014
 5.0Twins 0000000  Samuel Deduno (W, 2-1)6.040025
 4.0Mariners Raul Ibanez DH422401  00.000000
 4.0Diamondbacks 0000000  Josh Collmenter (W, 2-0)4.040015
 2.2Rockies 0000000  Josh Outman (W, 2-0)0.200002
 2.0Angels Albert Pujols 1B311301  00.000000
 2.0`Braves 0000000  Mike Minor 6.044206
 1.0Brewers Yuniesky Betancourt PH, 1B101110  00.000000

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