Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann is Sunday's Player of the Day. Zimmermann struck out eight and gave up no runs over seven innings in the 7-0 win over the Twins.
Tigers pitcher Jose Alvarez is American League Player of the Day. In his Major League debut, Alvarez took a no-hitter into the fifth inning and gave up just one run and struck out seven over six innings in the 4-1 win over the Indians. Alvarez also makes his Box-Toppers debut as he is named Player of the Game for the first time. He is the 3,197th player to debut since 1995, when Box-Toppers stats began.
Dan Uggla of the Braves is National League Batter of the Day. Uggla hit two home runs, including a three-run homer, in the 8-1 win over the Dodgers.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia of the Red Sox is AL Batter of the Day. Saltalamacchia hit two home runs and drove in four runs in the 10-5 win over the Angels.
Zimmermann receives 2.0 Box-Toppers
points for being Player of the Day. Alvarez receives 1.7 for AL Player of
the Day. Uggla and Saltalamacchia each receive 1.5 for being top
Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Sunday's other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point:
|MLB||11.0||Nationals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jordan Zimmermann (W, 9-3)||7.0||2||0||0||2||8|
|8.0||Cubs||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Edwin Jackson (W, 2-8)||7.0||4||1||1||1||8|
|7.0||Brewers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Kyle Lohse (W, 2-6)||8.0||4||1||1||1||6|
|AL||7.0||Tigers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jose Alvarez (W, 1-0)||6.0||3||1||1||1||7|
|BAT||6.0||Braves||Dan Uggla 2B||2||2||2||4||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|6.0||Cardinals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Trevor Rosenthal (W, 1-0)||2.0||0||0||0||0||4|
|BAT||4.0||Red Sox||Jarrod Saltalamacchia C||4||2||2||4||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Giants||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Chad Gaudin (W, 2-1)||6.0||5||2||2||1||7|
|3.0||White Sox||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Addison Reed (S, 19)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.0||Orioles||Alexi Casilla 2B||3||1||2||2||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Rangers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Neal Cotts (W, 2-0)||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|1.0||Nationals||Roger Bernadina LF||3||2||2||0||2||1||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.