Giants pitcher Chad Gaudin is Friday's Player of the Day. Gaudin pitched seven scoreless innings, allowed three hits and struck out eight in the 2-0 win over the Diamondbacks.
Royals pitcher Ervin Santana is American League Player of the Day. Santana pitched 7 1/3 shutout innings and allowed three hits in the 1-0 win over the Royals.
Brad Miller of the Mariners is AL Batter of the Day. Miller homered twice, drove in five runs and went 3-for-5 in the 10-7 win over the Astros. Friday was Miller's Box-Toppers debut, the first time he has been Player of the Game. He is the 3,227th player to debut since Box-Toppers record-keeping began in 1995.
Matt Carpenter of the Cardinals is National League Batter of the Day. Carpenter drove in three runs and went 3-for-4 in the 9-6 win over the Padres.
Gaudin receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Santana receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Miller and Carpenter 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.
Top player from each game
Listed from highest to lowest Box-Toppers game score
|MLB||12.0||Giants||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Chad Gaudin (W, 4-1)||7.0||3||0||0||0||8|
|AL||10.1||Royals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Ervin Santana (W, 6-6)||7.1||2||0||0||1||6|
|6.2||Angels||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jered Weaver (W, 4-5)||6.2||4||0||0||4||8|
|6.0||Brewers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Kyle Lohse (W, 6-7)||6.0||5||0||0||0||5|
|BAT||5.0||Mariners||Brad Miller SS||5||2||3||5||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.1||Cubs||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jeff Samardzija (W, 6-9)||7.1||4||1||1||3||6|
|3.2||`Orioles||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Darren O`Day (H, 15)||1.2||0||0||0||0||2|
|BAT||3.0||Cardinals||Matt Carpenter 2B||4||1||3||3||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Reds||Chris Heisey LF||3||2||2||2||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Braves||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Craig Kimbrel (S, 27)||1.0||0||0||0||1||3|
|3.0||Dodgers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Kenley Jansen (S, 10)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.1||Red Sox||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Felix Doubront (W, 7-3)||6.1||3||2||1||3||5|
|2.0||Phillies||Domonic Brown LF||5||2||3||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Rays||Wil Myers RF||5||2||3||1||0||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.