Shane Victorino of the Phillies is Tuesday's Player of the Day. Victorino hit two home runs, drove in seven runs, scored four runs and went 3-for-3 in the 13-2 win over the Orioles.
Mets pitcher Jon Niese is National League Player of the Day. Niese pitched a complete-game, three-hit shutout in the 5-0 win over the Phillies.
Aramis Ramirez of the Brewers is NL Batter of the Day. Ramirez homered, drove in four runs and went 4-for-5 in the 7-6 win over the Pirates.
Notable: Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees rises to 23rd in Box-Toppers player rankings for the season after he earned Player of the Game honors Tuesday. Soriano (2HR 4RBI in 7-1 win vs. Blue Jays) earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 11.9 for the season.
Victorino receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Niese receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Ramirez 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
|MLB||11.0||Red Sox||Shane Victorino RF||3||4||3||7||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|NL||10.0||Mets||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jon Niese (W, 6-6)||9.0||3||0||0||1||5|
|5.0||Cubs||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Travis Wood (W, 8-10)||7.0||5||1||0||2||6|
|4.1||Royals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||James Shields (W, 9-8)||7.1||4||1||1||4||7|
|4.1||`Braves||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Scott Downs (H, 3)||1.1||0||0||0||0||3|
|BAT||4.0||Brewers||Aramis Ramirez 3B||5||1||4||4||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Yankees||Alfonso Soriano LF||5||2||2||4||0||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Athletics||Brandon Moss RF||2||2||1||2||1||1||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Rangers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Tanner Scheppers (W, 6-2)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.0||Angels||Erick Aybar SS||4||0||2||4||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Nationals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Ross Ohlendorf (W, 3-0)||5.0||3||1||1||1||3|
|2.0||Giants||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Sergio Romo (S, 32)||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|1.1||White Sox||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Donnie Veal (W, 2-3)||0.1||0||0||0||0||1|
|1.0||Cardinals||Shane Robinson PR, LF||0||1||0||0||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.