Brewers' Kyle Lohse, Astros' Chris Carter top players for Wednesday, July 3

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Brewers pitcher Kyle Lohse is Wednesday's Player of the Day. Lohse struck out seven over eight innings in the 4-1 win over the Nationals.

Chris Carter of the Astros is American League Player of the Day. Carter homered twice and drove in all four runs in the 4-1 win over the Rays. 

Matt Carpenter of the Cardinals is National League Batter of the Day. Carpenter homered, drove in three runs and went 3-for-6 in the 12-2 win over the Angels. 

Lohse receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Carter receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Carpenter receives 1.5 for being NL Batter of the Day.

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

MLB8.0Brewers 0000000  Kyle Lohse (W, 4-6)8.041117
AL5.0Astros Chris Carter LF, 1B322400  00.000000
 5.0Diamondbacks 0000000  Randall Delgado (W, 1-2)7.072209
 4.0Cubs 0000000  Matt Garza (W, 4-1)8.041135
 4.0Marlins 0000000  Ricky Nolasco (W, 5-8)7.062207
 4.0Reds 0000000  J.J. Hoover (W, 2-5)2.010014
BAT3.0Cardinals Matt Carpenter 2B633300  00.000000
 3.0Dodgers Hanley Ramirez SS534100  00.000000
 3.0`Red Sox 0000000  Jon Lester 7.061115
 3.0Royals 0000000  Greg Holland (S, 18)1.000002
 2.1Tigers 0000000  Max Scherzer (W, 13-0)6.172218
 2.0Orioles Chris Davis 1B412301  00.000000
 2.0Pirates Pedro Alvarez 3B412302  00.000000
 2.0Yankees Robinson Cano 2B312210  00.000000
 1.2Mariners 0000000  Charlie Furbush (W, 2-4)1.200000

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