Ryan Braun of the Brewers is Tuesday’s Player of the Day. Braun hit three home runs, drove in seven runs and went 3-5 in the 10-4 win over the Phillies.
It is the first time Braun has been Player of the Game since his drug suspension last season. He last earned Box-Toppers points May 7, 2013.
David Murphy of the Indians is American League Player of the Day. Murphy hit a three-run homer and an RBI double in the 8-6 win over the Padres.
Braun receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Murphy receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. No pitcher earned bonus points since batters had higher Box-Toppers game scores in both leagues.
All of Tuesday’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
` Denotes that the pitcher had a no-decision in the game and did not pick up a win or a save.