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
|MLB||12.0||Rangers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Derek Holland (W, 9-6)||8.0||4||0||0||2||10|
|NL||9.0||Cardinals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Lance Lynn (W, 13-5)||8.0||4||2||2||2||11|
|9.0||Indians||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Scott Kazmir (W, 7-4)||6.0||2||0||0||2||7|
|7.0||Pirates||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||A.J. Burnett (W, 5-7)||9.0||8||1||1||1||9|
|7.0||Red Sox||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Felix Doubront (W, 8-5)||7.0||5||0||0||0||5|
|6.0||`Mariners||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Yoervis Medina (H, 8)||2.0||0||0||0||0||4|
|4.0||Tigers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Bruce Rondon (W, 1-1)||2.0||1||0||0||0||3|
|4.0||Dodgers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Kenley Jansen (S, 17)||1.0||0||0||0||0||3|
|3.1||Rays||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Alex Torres (W, 4-0)||1.1||0||0||0||0||2|
|3.0||Braves||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Alex Wood (W, 2-2)||6.0||2||1||1||2||3|
|2.2||Blue Jays||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Brett Cecil (W, 5-1)||0.2||0||0||0||0||2|
|BAT||2.0||Brewers||Khris Davis PH, LF||2||2||1||1||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Padres||Mark Kotsay LF||1||0||1||2||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||1.0||Twins||Justin Morneau 1B||4||1||2||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Royals||Jarrod Dyson PR, CF||2||2||1||0||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.