Marlins' Nathan Eovaldi (7IP 1H 0R 8K ND) tops players for Saturday, Aug. 10

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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


MLB11.0`Marlins 0000000  Nathan Eovaldi 7.010038
 9.0Brewers 0000000  Tom Gorzelanny (W, 3-4)7.030027
 6.1Dodgers 0000000  Zack Greinke (W, 10-3)6.160017
AL6.0Tigers 0000000  Anibal Sanchez (W, 10-7)7.042218
 5.0`Giants 0000000  Chad Gaudin 5.021036
BAT4.0Nationals Jayson Werth RF533301  00.000000
 4.0Cubs Welington Castillo C121220  00.000000
BAT3.0Blue Jays Jose Bautista RF423200  00.000000
 3.0Padres 0000000  Tyson Ross (W, 3-5)7.041146
 2.1Mets 0000000  Zack Wheeler (W, 5-2)6.161104
 2.1Red Sox 0000000  Brandon Workman (W, 3-1)1.120003
 2.0White Sox Jordan Danks RF221110  00.000000
 2.0Rockies Jonathan Herrera 2B111130  00.000000
 1.0Angels J.B. Shuck LF302200  00.000000
 1.0Rangers Alex Rios RF312110  00.000000

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