Brewers' Wily Peralta, Rangers' Adrian Beltre top players for Tuesday, July 9

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Brewers pitcher Wily Peralta is Tuesday's Player of the Day. Peralta pitched a complete-game, three-hit shutout in the 2-0 win over the Reds.

Adrian Beltre of the Rangers is American League Player of the Day. Beltre hit two home runs, drove in five runs and went 4-for-4 in the 8-4 win over the Orioles. 

Justin Upton of the Braves is National League Batter of the Day. Upton homered and went 3-for-5 in the 6-4 win over the Marlins. 

Standings update: Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright rises to sixth place among players in Box-Toppers points for the season (see the updated Top 10 list on the home page).  Wainwright (7IP 1R 9K) was Player of the Game in the 9-5 win over the Astros, earning 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 11.7 for the season. Wainwright and Peralta had identical 8.0 Box-Toppers game scores, but Peralta broke the tie and earned Player of the Day honors (and an extra Box-Toppers point) because he had more innings pitched.

Peralta receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Beltre receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Upton receives 1.5 for being NL Batter of the Day.

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

MLB8.0Brewers 0000000  Wily Peralta (W, 6-9)9.030046
 8.0Cardinals 0000000  Adam Wainwright (W, 12-5)7.051119
AL7.0Rangers Adrian Beltre 3B424510  00.000000
 6.1Athletics 0000000  Dan Straily (W, 6-2)6.121137
 6.0Dodgers 0000000  Ricky Nolasco (W, 6-8)7.041105
 5.0White Sox Dayan Viciedo LF423401  00.000000
 5.0Padres 0000000  Eric Stults (W, 7-7)9.041135
 4.0Mets Marlon Byrd RF422411  00.000000
 4.0Rays0000000  Chris Archer (W, 3-3)6.031002
 3.0Red Sox David Ortiz DH534100  00.000000
BAT3.0Braves Justin Upton LF533202  00.000000
 3.0Cubs Alfonso Soriano LF322210  00.000000
 3.0Phillies 0000000  Cole Hamels (W, 4-11)8.061114
 3.0Royals 0000000  James Shields (W, 4-6)7.051125
 3.0Indians 0000000  Ubaldo Jimenez (W, 7-4)6.050024