Angels’ Jered Weaver, Indians’ Scott Kazmir top players for Wednesday, July 24

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Note: Box-Toppers is playing catch-up after time away. These are Box-Toppers results for Wednesday, July 24:

Angels pitcher Jered Weaver is Wednesday’s Player of the Day. Weaver threw eight shutout innings, giving up two hits and striking out nine in the 1-0 win over the Twins.

Indians pitcher Scott Kazmir is American League Player of the Day. Kazmir gave up one hit and one run and struck out seven over eight innings in the 10-1 win over the Mariners.

Nate Schierholtz of the Cubs is National League Batter of the Day. Schierholtz homered and drove in five runs in the 7-6 win over the Diamondbacks.

Eric Hosmer of the Royals is AL Batter of the Day. Hosmer hit two home runs and drove in three in the 4-3 win over the Orioles.

Weaver receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Kazmir receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Schierholtz and Hosmer each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

All of Wednesday'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

MLB14.0Angels 0000000  Jered Weaver (W, 5-5)8.020019
AL11.0Indians 0000000  Scott Kazmir (W, 6-4)8.011027
 10.2Pirates 0000000  Francisco Liriano (W, 10-4)7.220038
 6.1Rangers 0000000  Matt Garza (W, 1-0)7.151005
 6.0Rays 0000000  David Price (W, 5-5)9.051104
 6.0Brewers 0000000  Kyle Lohse (W, 7-7)7.051106
 5.2Braves 0000000  Tim Hudson (W, 8-7)7.242239
 5.0Rockies 0000000  Jorge De La Rosa (W, 10-5)6.050015
 4.0Tigers 0000000  Anibal Sanchez (W, 8-7)6.060015
BAT3.0Cubs Nate Schierholtz RF613501  00.000000
BAT3.0Royals Eric Hosmer 1B422300  00.000000
 3.0Dodgers 0000000  Brandon League (W, 5-3)2.000001
 2.1Athletics 0000000  A.J. Griffin (W, 9-7)6.163308
 2.0Cardinals Matt Adams 1B412301  00.000000
 2.0Reds Joey Votto 1B422201  00.000000