Pirates' Francisco Liriano (7IP 2H 0R 8K) is top player for Friday, June 7

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Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano is Friday's Player of the Day. Liriano struck out eight and allowed no runs and only two hits over seven innings in the 2-0 win over the Cubs. 

Blue Jays pitcher Esmil Rogers is American League Player of the Day. Rogers struck out six over four innings in the 6-1 win over the Rangers. 

Carlos Gonzalez of the Rockies is National League Batter of the Day. Gonzalez went 2-for-3 with three RBIs in the 10-9 win over the Padres. It is the second time in three days that Gonzalez has been Box-Toppers' National League Batter of the Day. 

Victor Martinez of the Tigers is AL Batter of the Day. Martinez homered and went 3-for-4 in the 7-5 win over the Indians. 

Standings update: Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin rises to fifth place in Box-Toppers player standings (see updated standings on the home page) for the 2013 season. Corbin (7.1IP 1R ND) was Player of the Game in the 3-1 win over the Giants. Corbin earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point for being Player of the Game and now has 9.4 points for the season.

Liriano receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Rogers receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Gonzalez and Martinez 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:

MLB8.0Pirates 0000000  Francisco Liriano (W, 4-2)7.020058
 4.2`Dodgers 0000000  Hyun-Jin Ryu 7.261116
BAT4.0Rockies Carlos Gonzalez LF322310  00.000000
AL4.0`Blue Jays 0000000  Esmil Rogers 4.031116
BAT3.0Tigers Victor Martinez DH433100  00.000000
 3.0Cardinals David Freese 3B322210  00.000000
 3.0Rays 0000000  Chris Archer (W, 1-1)7.021122
 2.1`Diamondbacks 0000000  Patrick Corbin 7.171104
 2.0Athletics Josh Donaldson 3B411400  00.000000
 2.0Mariners 0000000  Jeremy Bonderman (W, 1-1)6.031112
 2.0Royals 0000000  Kelvin Herrera (W, 3-4)1.000001
 2.0Brewers 0000000  Francisco Rodriguez (W, 1-0)1.000001

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