Angels' C.J. Wilson (8.1 IP 0R 8K) tops players for Saturday, July 20

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Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson is Saturday's Player of the Day. Wilson pitched 8 1/3 scoreless innings, giving up three hits and striking out eight in the 2-0 win over the Athletics.

Wilson earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 8.1 for the season, moving him up to 26th place among players for 2013. (Here is the season top 100 list at the All-Star break.) 

Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo is National League Player of the Day. Gallardo pitched 6 1/3 scoreless innings in the 6-0 win over the Marlins. 

Alex Rios of the White Sox is American League Batter of the Day. Rios hit a grand slam, drove in five runs and went 3-for-5 in the 10-6 win over the Braves. 

Dexter Fowler of the Rockies is NL Batter of the Day. Fowler went 2-for-3 and drove in three runs in the 9-3 win over the Cubs. 

Wilson receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Gallardo receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Rios and Fowler each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

All of Saturday'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

MLB11.1Angels 0000000  C.J. Wilson (W, 10-6)8.130028
BAT5.0White Sox Alex Rios RF523501  00.000000
NL4.1Brewers 0000000  Yovani Gallardo (W, 8-8)6.150025
 3.2Mets 0000000  Gonzalez Germen (W, 1-1)1.200013
BAT3.0Rockies Dexter Fowler CF312310  00.000000
 3.0`Reds 0000000  J.J. Hoover (H, 4)1.000002
 3.0Dodgers 0000000  Kenley Jansen (S, 11)1.000002
 2.0Royals Mike Moustakas 3B423100  00.000000
 2.0Giants Buster Posey 1B422201  00.000000
 2.0Yankees Luis Cruz 3B331100  00.000000
 2.0Mariners Michael Saunders CF, RF211211  00.000000
 2.0Padres 0000000  Huston Street (S, 16)1.000001
 1.0Rays Desmond Jennings CF423011  00.000000
 1.0Twins 0000000  Kevin Correia (W, 7-6)6.032213
 0.0Orioles Adam Jones CF512201  00.000000

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