Note: Box-Toppers is playing catch-up after time away. These are Box-Toppers results for Friday, Aug. 9:
Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy is Friday's Player of the Day. Beachy pitched eight scoreless innings in the 5-0 win over the Marlins.
Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman is American League Player of the Day. Tillman gave up only one run over eight innings and struck out nine, but left with no decision, in the 5-2, 10-inning win over the Giants.
Tillman became the 27th player this season with 10.0 or more Box-Toppers points. Tillman earned 1.7 Box-Toppers points for being AL Player of the Day, giving him 10.7 for the season, putting him in 21st place among all players.
Beachy and Tillman both had identical Box-Toppers game scores of 10.0, but Beachy earned overall Player of the Day because he earned the win in his game and Tillman had a no-decision.
Josh Reddick of the Athletics is AL Batter of the Day. Reddick hit three home runs (including a three-run shot) in the 14-6 win over the Blue Jays.
Wilin Rosario of the Rockies is National League Batter of the Day. Rosario homered, drove in four and went 3-for-5 in the 10-1 win over the Pirates.
Beachy receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Tillman receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Reddick and Rosario each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Friday'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||10.0||Braves||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Brandon Beachy (W, 1-0)||8.0||3||0||0||1||6|
|8.0||Reds||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Bronson Arroyo (W, 10-9)||7.0||4||1||1||0||7|
|BAT||6.0||Athletics||Josh Reddick RF||5||3||3||5||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|6.0||Nationals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Dan Haren (W, 7-11)||7.0||4||2||2||0||7|
|BAT||4.0||Rockies||Wilin Rosario C||5||2||3||4||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Twins||Justin Morneau 1B||5||2||2||5||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Angels||Josh Hamilton DH||2||1||1||3||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Royals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Greg Holland (S, 31)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.0||Brewers||Yuniesky Betancourt 1B||5||2||1||4||0||2||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Dodgers||Mark Ellis 2B||4||2||3||1||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Rangers||Adrian Beltre DH||4||3||2||1||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Cubs||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Chris Rusin (W, 2-1)||6.0||7||0||0||2||5|
|2.0||Diamondbacks||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Brad Ziegler (W, 5-1)||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|1.0||Twins||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Brian Duensing (W, 6-1)||1.0||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.