Note: Box-Toppers is playing catch-up after time away. These are Box-Toppers results for Saturday, Aug. 10:
Marlins pitcher Nathan Eovaldi is Saturday's Player of the Day. Eovaldi gave up one hit and no runs over seven innings, striking out nine, in the 1-0 win over the Braves. Eovaldi, however, did not pick up the win, leaving with the game tied 0-0.
Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez is American League Player of the Day. Sanchez struck out eight over seven innings in the 9-3 win over the Yankees.
Sanchez is now in 18th place in season player Box-Toppers points. Sanchez earned 1.7 Box-Toppers points for being AL Player of the Day, giving him 11.7 for the season.
Jayson Werth of the Nationals is National League Batter of the Day. Werth homered, drove in three and went 3-for-5 in the 8-5 win over the Phillies.
Jose Bautista of the Blue Jays is AL Batter of the Day. Bautista hit a two-run homer and went 3-for-4 in the 5-4 win over the Athletics.
Notable: Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke is now in 13th place in season player Box-Toppers points. Greinke (6.1IP 0R 7K W in the 5-0 win vs. the Rays) was Player of the Game, earning 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 12.7 for the season.
Eovaldi receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Sanchez receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Werth and Bautista each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Saturday'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
|9.0||Brewers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Tom Gorzelanny (W, 3-4)||7.0||3||0||0||2||7|
|6.1||Dodgers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Zack Greinke (W, 10-3)||6.1||6||0||0||1||7|
|AL||6.0||Tigers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Anibal Sanchez (W, 10-7)||7.0||4||2||2||1||8|
|BAT||4.0||Nationals||Jayson Werth RF||5||3||3||3||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Cubs||Welington Castillo C||1||2||1||2||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||3.0||Blue Jays||Jose Bautista RF||4||2||3||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Padres||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Tyson Ross (W, 3-5)||7.0||4||1||1||4||6|
|2.1||Mets||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Zack Wheeler (W, 5-2)||6.1||6||1||1||0||4|
|2.1||Red Sox||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Brandon Workman (W, 3-1)||1.1||2||0||0||0||3|
|2.0||White Sox||Jordan Danks RF||2||2||1||1||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Rockies||Jonathan Herrera 2B||1||1||1||1||3||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Angels||J.B. Shuck LF||3||0||2||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1.0||Rangers||Alex Rios RF||3||1||2||1||1||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.