Note: Box-Toppers is playing catch-up after time away. These are Box-Toppers results for Sunday, Aug. 11:
Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is Sunday's Player of the Day, while Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw rises to second place among players in season Box-Toppers points.
Strasburg pitched a complete game shutout, striking out 10, in the 6-0 win over the Phillies.
Kershaw rises to second place among all players—and first among National League players—after earning Player of the Game honors Sunday. Kershaw (8IP 8K W in the 8-2 win over the Rays) was his game's top player, earning 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 15.7 for the season.
Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez is American League Player of the Day. Hernandez pitched eight shutout innings, striking out nine, in the 2-0 win over the Brewers. Hernandez rises to ninth place among players in Box-Toppers points, earning 1.7 points for being AL Player of the Day, giving him 13.1 for the season.
Freddie Freeman of the Braves is NL Batter of the Day. Freeman hit a three-run homer and went 2-for-3 in the 9-4 win over the Marlins.
Adam Jones of the Orioles is AL Batter of the Day. Jones hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs in the 10-2 win over the Giants.
Strasburg receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Hernandez receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Freeman and Jones each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Sunday'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||14.0||Nationals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Stephen Strasburg (W, 6-9)||9.0||4||0||0||1||10|
|AL||12.0||Mariners||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Felix Hernandez (W, 12-5)||8.0||4||0||0||1||9|
|9.0||Rangers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Martin Perez (W, 5-3)||9.0||4||1||1||2||8|
|8.0||Dodgers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Clayton Kershaw (W, 11-7)||8.0||3||2||1||2||8|
|8.0||Twins||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Kevin Correia (W, 8-8)||7.0||5||0||0||1||7|
|BAT||4.0||Braves||Freddie Freeman 1B||3||2||2||3||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||3.0||Orioles||Adam Jones CF||5||2||2||4||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Cardinals||Allen Craig 1B, RF||3||2||3||1||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Mets||Andrew Brown PH, RF||2||1||1||3||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Reds||Xavier Paul PH||1||1||1||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Royals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Greg Holland (S, 32)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|3.0||`Rockies||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Matt Belisle (H, 17)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.0||Athletics||Josh Donaldson 3B||3||2||2||1||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Indians||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Chris Perez (S, 18)||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|1.0||Yankees||Alex Rodriguez 3B||4||1||2||2||0||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.