Blue Jays’ Mark Buehrle (2-hit shutout) is top player for Thursday, July 25

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Note: Box-Toppers is playing catch-up after time away. These are Box-Toppers results for Thursday, July 25:

Blue Jays pitcher Mark Buehrle is Thursday’s Player of the Day. Buehrle threw a complete game, two-hit shutout, striking out nine, in the 4-0 win over the Astros.

Marlins pitcher Nathan Eovaldi is National League Player of the Day. Eovaldi threw six shutout innings but earned a no-decision in the 5-3 win over the Rockies.

Bryce Harper of the Nationals is NL Batter of the Day. Harper hit the walk-off two-run homer and went 3-for-5 in the 9-7 win over the Pirates.

Albert Pujols of the Angels is American League Batter of the Day. Pujols went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs in the 8-3 win over the Athletics.

Notable: Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn rose to 11th place among players and Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma rose to 18th place, after both earned Player of the Game honors Thursday.

Lynn (7IP 1R in 3-1 win vs. Phillies) earned 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 11.4 for the season.

Iwakuma (6IP 3H 0R in 8-2 win vs. Twins) earned 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 10.7 for the season.

Buehrle receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Eovaldi receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Harper and Pujols each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

All of Thursday'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

MLB14.0Blue Jays 0000000  Mark Buehrle (W, 6-7)9.020029
 10.0Mariners 0000000  Hisashi Iwakuma (W, 10-4)6.040019
NL5.0`Marlins 0000000  Nathan Eovaldi 6.030024
BAT3.0Nationals Bryce Harper LF533200  00.000000
 3.0Padres Carlos Quentin LF312310  00.000000
 3.0Yankees 0000000  Hiroki Kuroda (W, 10-6)7.060013
BAT2.0Angels Albert Pujols DH413200  00.000000
 2.0White Sox Tyler Flowers C422201  00.000000
 2.0Royals Billy Butler DH322110  00.000000
 2.0Cardinals 0000000  Lance Lynn (W, 12-5)7.051146
 1.2Diamondbacks 0000000  Wade Miley (W, 7-8)7.251134
 1.0Mets Daniel Murphy 2B523102  00.000000
 1.0Reds Xavier Paul LF211111  00.000000

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