Cardinals’ Miller tops players for Tuesday, July 23; D-Backs Corbin rises to 2nd among players

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Note: Playing catch-up after time away. These are Box-Toppers results for Tuesday, July 23:

Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller is Tuesday’s Player of the Day, while Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin rises to second place in Box-Toppers points for the season.

Miller threw six shutout innings in the 4-1 win over the Phillies to earn Player of the Day honors. Miller earns 2.0 Box-Toppers for being Player of the Day, giving him 13.4 for the season, moving him up to sixth place among players.

Corbin (6IP 6K in 10-4 win vs. Cubs) earned 1.0 Box-Toppers point for being Player of the Game, giving him 15.4 points for the season, moving him into second place among players. Though he has the same number of points as leader Justin Masterson of the Indians, Masterson holds the lead because he has more points than Corbin over the past two seasons (23.1 vs. 21.4).

Royals pitcher Bruce Chen is American League Player of the Day. Chen gave up one run over six innings in the 3-2 win over the Orioles.

Zack Cozart of the Reds is National League Batter of the Day. Cozart went 4-for-4 and homered in the 9-3 win over the Giants.

Chris Herrmann of the Twins is AL Batter of the Day. Herrmann hit a grand slam and went 3-for-5 in the 10-3 win over the Angels.

Miller receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Chen receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Cozart and Herrmann each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

All of Tuesday'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


MLB8.0Cardinals 0000000  Shelby Miller (W, 10-6)6.030016
 6.0Pirates 0000000  Gerrit Cole (W, 5-3)7.021114
 6.0Padres 0000000  Tyson Ross (W, 1-4)6.021126
BAT5.0Reds Zack Cozart SS434200  00.000000
AL5.0Royals 0000000  Bruce Chen (W, 4-0)6.031104
 4.1Giants 0000000  Sergio Romo (S, 24)1.110004
 4.0Dodgers Adrian Gonzalez 1B432310  00.000000
 4.0Marlins 0000000  Jose Fernandez (W, 6-5)7.052228
 3.1Red Sox 0000000  Jon Lester (W, 9-6)6.172208
BAT3.0Twins Chris Herrmann C513401  00.000000
 3.0Diamondbacks 0000000  Patrick Corbin (W, 12-1)6.041136
 3.0Yankees 0000000  Mariano Rivera (S, 32)1.000002
 3.0Mets 0000000  Bobby Parnell (S, 19)1.000002
 2.0Tigers Jhonny Peralta SS422200  00.000000
 1.0Mariners Kyle Seager 3B413100  00.000000
 1.0Astros Jonathan Villar SS423001  00.000000