Marlins' Jose Fernandez tops players for Tuesday, Aug. 13, rises to 7th in Box-Toppers player standings

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Note: Box-Toppers is playing catch-up after time away. These are Box-Toppers results for Tuesday, Aug. 13:

Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez is Tuesday's Player of the Day and rises to seventh place in Box-Toppers player standings for the season. 

Fernandez pitched seven shutout innings in the 1-0, 10-inning win over the Royals. However, Fernandez left with the game tied 0-0 and earned no decision.

Fernandez earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 15.0 for the season, moving up to seventh place among all players. 

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees is American League Player of the Day. Soriano hit two homers and drove in six runs in the 14-7 win over the Angels. 

Scooter Gennett of the Brewers is National League Batter of the Day. Gennett hit two homers and drove in three runs in the 5-1 win over the Rangers.  This was Gennett's Box-Toppers debut, the first time he has earned Player of the Game honors. He is the 3,254th player to debut in Box-Toppers since record-keeping began in 1995.

Notable: Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks rises to 20th place in Box-Toppers player standings for the season after he earned Player of the Game honors Tuesday. Goldschmidt (2HR including walk-off, 3-5 in 4-3, 11-inning win vs. Orioles) earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 11.7 for the season. In addition, he becomes top NL batter in Box-Toppers points, passing Carlos Gonzalez of the Rockies (11.0). 

Fernandez receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Soriano receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Gennett receives 1.5 for being NL Batter of the Day.

All of Tuesday'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

MLB9.0`Marlins 0000000  Jose Fernandez 7.030016
AL6.0Yankees Alfonso Soriano LF633602  00.000000
 5.0Indians 0000000  Zach McAllister (W, 5-7)6.042117
 4.0Braves 0000000  Kris Medlen (W, 10-10)7.051115
 3.1Reds 0000000  J.J. Hoover (W, 3-5)2.110002
 3.1Padres 0000000  Tim Stauffer (W, 2-1)1.100002
BAT3.0Brewers Scooter Gennett 2B422302  00.000000
 3.0`Red Sox 0000000  Ryan Dempster 7.041124
 3.0`Cardinals 0000000  Trevor Rosenthal 1.010003
 3.0Mariners 0000000  Danny Farquhar (S, 5)1.000002
 2.0Diamondbacks Paul Goldschmidt 1B523201  00.000000
 2.0White Sox Avisail Garcia RF422210  00.000000
 2.0Dodgers A.J. Ellis C211210  00.000000
 1.1Astros 0000000  Chia-Jen Lo (S, 1)1.100011
 1.0Nationals Ian Desmond SS423001  00.000000

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