Braves' Beachy, Orioles' Tillman top players for Friday, Aug. 9

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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

MLB10.0Braves 0000000  Brandon Beachy (W, 1-0)8.030016
AL10.0`Orioles 0000000  Chris Tillman 8.041119
 8.0Reds 0000000  Bronson Arroyo (W, 10-9)7.041107
BAT6.0Athletics Josh Reddick RF533500  00.000000
 6.0Nationals 0000000  Dan Haren (W, 7-11)7.042207
BAT4.0Rockies Wilin Rosario C523401  00.000000
 4.0Twins Justin Morneau 1B522501  00.000000
 3.0Angels Josh Hamilton DH211320  00.000000
 3.0Royals 0000000  Greg Holland (S, 31)1.000002
 2.0Brewers Yuniesky Betancourt 1B521402  00.000000
 2.0Dodgers Mark Ellis 2B423110  00.000000
 2.0Rangers Adrian Beltre DH432110  00.000000
 2.0`Yankees 0000000  Ivan Nova 7.081127
 2.0Cubs 0000000  Chris Rusin (W, 2-1)6.070025
 2.0Diamondbacks 0000000  Brad Ziegler (W, 5-1)1.000001
 1.0Twins 0000000  Brian Duensing (W, 6-1)1.000000

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