Note: Box-Toppers is playing catch-up after time away. These are Box-Toppers results for Monday, July 29:
Rays pitcher David Price is Monday's Player of the Day. Price struck out eight and gave up only one run and two hits over 7 1/3 innings in the 2-1 win over the Red Sox.
Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano is National League Player of the Day. Liriano struck out eight and gave up one run over seven innings in the 9-2 win over the Cardinals.
Liriano earned 1.7 Box-Toppers points for being NL Player of the Day, giving him 10.7 for the season. He is the 23rd player this season with 10.0 or more Box-Toppers points and he rises to 19th place among all players for the season.
Yoenis Cespedes of the Athletics is American League Batter of the Day. Cespedes homered, went 3-for-5 and drove in three runs in the 9-4 win over the Blue Jays.
Daniel Murphy of the Mets is NL Batter of the Day. Murphy went 2-for-4 and drove in three runs in the 6-5 win over the Marlins.
Price receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Liriano receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Cespedes and Murphy each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Monday'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
|MLB||11.1||Rays||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||David Price (W, 6-5)||7.1||2||1||1||0||8|
|NL||7.0||Pirates||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Francisco Liriano (W, 11-4)||7.0||4||1||1||2||8|
|BAT||3.0||Athletics||Yoenis Cespedes LF||5||2||3||3||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||3.0||Mets||Daniel Murphy 2B||4||2||2||3||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Padres||Chris Denorfia PH||1||1||1||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Rangers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jason Frasor (W, 1-2)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.0||Indians||Jason Giambi PH, DH||1||1||1||1||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
` Denotes that the pitcher had a no-decision in the game and did not pick up a win or a save.