Reds pitcher Homer Bailey is Tuesday's Player of the Day. Bailey pitched seven shutout innings, giving up only two hits and striking out eight, in the 1-0 win over the Cardinals.
Bailey rises to 23rd place in Box-Toppers player standings for the season. He earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 12.0 for the season.
Rays pitcher Roberto Hernandez is American League Player of the Day. Hernandez pitched the final 3 2/3 innings of the game, striking out seven and earning the save in the 7-1 win over the Angels.
Wilson Ramos of the Nationals is National League Batter of the Day. Ramos hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs in the 9-6 win over the Phillies.
Edwin Encarnacion of the Blue Jays is AL Batter of the Day. Encarnacion homered and went 3-for-3 in the 10-4 win over the Diamondbacks.
Notables: Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester rises to 32nd place in Box-Toppers player rankings and Royals closing pitcher Greg Holland rises to 40th place after both earned Player of the Game honors Tuesday.
- Lester (7IP 1R 9K W in 2-1 win vs. Tigers) earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 10.7 for the season.
- Holland (1IP 0H 0R 2K Sv in 4-3 win vs. Mariners) earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 10.0 for the season.
Bailey receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Hernandez receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Ramos and Encarnacion each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
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||12.0||Reds||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Homer Bailey (W, 10-10)||7.0||2||0||0||1||8|
|AL||10.2||Rays||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Roberto Hernandez (S, 1)||3.2||0||0||0||0||7|
|7.0||Braves||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Kris Medlen (W, 12-12)||7.0||7||1||1||0||9|
|6.0||Red Sox||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jon Lester (W, 13-8)||7.0||8||1||1||0||9|
|BAT||4.0||Nationals||Wilson Ramos C||2||1||1||4||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Indians||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Ubaldo Jimenez (W, 10-9)||6.0||4||0||0||2||4|
|4.0||Twins||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Caleb Thielbar (W, 3-2)||2.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|3.0||Marlins||Donovan Solano 2B||4||2||3||2||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||3.0||Blue Jays||Edwin Encarnacion 1B||3||2||3||1||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Padres||Nick Hundley C||2||2||2||1||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Yankees||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Mariano Rivera (S, 40)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|3.0||Royals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Greg Holland (S, 38)||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|2.0||Pirates||Andrew McCutchen CF||4||3||2||1||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Rangers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Martin Perez (W, 9-3)||7.0||8||1||1||0||5|
|1.1||Dodgers||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Chris Withrow (S, 1)||0.1||0||0||0||0||1|