Rangers' Holland, Cardinals' Lynn top players for Sunday, Aug. 4

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Note: Box-Toppers is playing catch-up after time away. These are Box-Toppers results for Sunday, Aug. 4:

Rangers pitcher Derek Holland is Sunday's Player of the Day, while Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn rises to seventh place among players in Box-Toppers points for the season.

Holland pitched eight shutout innings and struck out 10 in the 4-0 win over the Athletics. 

Lynn is National League Player of the Day, striking out 11 over eight innings in the 15-2 win over the Reds. Lynn earned 1.7 Box-Toppers points for being NL Player of the Day, giving him 13.1 for the season, moving him into seventh place among players.

Khris Davis of the Brewers is National League Batter of the Day. Davis scored twice and went 1-for-2 in the 8-5 win over the Nationals. 

Justin Morneau of the Twins is American League Batter of the Day. Morneau homered and went 2-for-4 in the 3-2 win over the Astros. 

Holland receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Lynn receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Davis and Morneau each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.

All of Sunday'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

MLB12.0Rangers 0000000  Derek Holland (W, 9-6)8.0400210
NL9.0Cardinals 0000000  Lance Lynn (W, 13-5)8.0422211
 9.0Indians 0000000  Scott Kazmir (W, 7-4)6.020027
 7.0Pirates 0000000  A.J. Burnett (W, 5-7)9.081119
 7.0Red Sox 0000000  Felix Doubront (W, 8-5)7.050005
 6.0`Mariners 0000000  Yoervis Medina (H, 8)2.000004
 4.0Tigers 0000000  Bruce Rondon (W, 1-1)2.010003
 4.0Dodgers 0000000  Kenley Jansen (S, 17)1.000003
 3.1Rays 0000000  Alex Torres (W, 4-0)1.100002
 3.0Braves 0000000  Alex Wood (W, 2-2)6.021123
 2.2Blue Jays 0000000  Brett Cecil (W, 5-1)0.200002
BAT2.0Brewers Khris Davis PH, LF221100  00.000000
 2.0Padres Mark Kotsay LF101210  00.000000
BAT1.0Twins Justin Morneau 1B412200  00.000000
 1.0Royals Jarrod Dyson PR, CF221000  00.000000

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