Angels' C.J. Wilson (8IP 1R 7K) tops players for Monday, April 7

Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson is Thursday’s Player of the Day. Wilson struck out seven over eight innings, allowing just one run, in the 9-1 win over the Astros.

Troy Tulowitzki of the Rockies is National League Player of the Day. Tulowitzki went 3-3 with a homer and a double in the 8-1 win over the White Sox.

Brandon Moss of the Athletics is American League Batter of the Day. Moss drove in two runs, scored twice and went 1-4 in the 8-3 win over the Twins.

Wilson receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Tulowitzki receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Moss receives 1.5 for AL Batter of the Day.

All of Monday’s other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point.

Box-Toppers tracks who most helps their team win the most games. Using standard box score statistics, Box-Toppers uses a simple formula to determine a Player of the Game for each Major League Baseball game played. That player is the person who contributed most to his team’s win. Players earn Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Game and can earn bonus points for being Player of the Day or top player or batter in their league for the day.

Top player from each game

Listed from highest to lowest Box-Toppers game score

MLB8.0Angels 0000000  C.J. Wilson (W, 1-1)8.041117
 4.0Red Sox 0000000  John Lackey (W, 2-0)7.051025
NL3.0Rockies Troy Tulowitzki SS323110  00.000000
 3.0Royals 0000000  Jason Vargas (W, 1-0)8.041112
 2.0`Yankees0000000  Adam Warren (H, 3)1.000012
BAT1.0Athletics Brandon Moss 1B421211  00.000000
 1.0Cardinals Matt Holliday LF321120  00.000000

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