Rangers' Yu Darvish tops players for Thursday, Aug. 1, rises to 7th place in player Box-Toppers points

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Note: Box-Toppers is playing catch-up after time away. These are Box-Toppers results for Thursday, Aug. 1:

Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish is Thursday's Player of the Day and rises to seventh place among players in Box-Toppers points for the season.

Darvish struck out 14 over seven scoreless innings in the 7-1 win over the Diamondbacks.  Darvish earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 13.0 for the season. 

Braves pitcher Juiio Teheran is National League Player of the Day. Teheran struck out 11 over five innings in the 11-2 win over the Rockies. 

Ryan Raburn of the Indians is American League Batter of the Day. Raburn hit two home runs, went 3-for-4 and drove in four in the 6-1 win over the White Sox. 

Jon Jay of the Cardinals is NL Batter of the Day. Jay scored three runs and went 2-for-4 in the 13-0 win over the Pirates. 

Darvish receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Teheran receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Raburn and Jay 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


MLB16.0Rangers 0000000  Yu Darvish (W, 10-5)7.0500014
NL7.0Braves 0000000  Julio Teheran (W, 8-5)5.0511211
BAT5.0Indians Ryan Raburn RF423401  00.000000
 5.0Giants 0000000  Matt Cain (W, 7-6)8.061127
 4.0Orioles 0000000  Bud Norris (W, 7-9)6.042228
 4.0Dodgers 0000000  Kenley Jansen (S, 15)1.000003
BAT3.0Cardinals Jon Jay CF432201  00.000000
 3.0`Marlins 0000000  A.J. Ramos (H, 7)2.000012
 2.0Red Sox Shane Victorino RF522300  00.000000
 2.0Angels Mark Trumbo 1B422211  00.000000
 1.0Royals Lorenzo Cain CF221030  00.000000

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