Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn is Monday’s Player of the Day. Lynn pitched eight scoreless innings, allowing only three hits and striking out seven in the 8-0 win over the Rockies
Lynn receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 6.0 for the season. He is in 38th place in Box-Toppers season player rankings and ranks 16th among National League pitchers.
Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman is American League Player of the Day. Stroman struck out seven over eight innings, allowing only one run, in the 8-3 win over the Yankees.
Logan Morrison of the Mariners is AL Batter of the Day. Morrison hit two home runs, went 4-for-4 with two runs and drove in four in the 12-3 win over the Red Sox.
Devin Mesoraco of the Reds is NL Batter of the Day. Mesoraco hit a grand slam in the 6-1 win over the Cubs.
Lynn receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Stroman receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Morrison and Mesoraco each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Monday’s other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point.
Box-Toppers watches the daily performances of selected star players and Box-Toppers points leaders. To see how they performed Monday, click here.
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
|MLB||12.0||Cardinals||Lance Lynn (W, 8-5)||-||-||-||-||-||-||8.0||3||0||0||0||7|
|AL||9.0||Blue Jays||Marcus Stroman (W, 4-2)||-||-||-||-||-||-||8.0||3||1||1||1||7|
|BAT||7.0||Mariners||Logan Morrison 1B||4||3||4||4||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|BAT||5.0||Reds||Devin Mesoraco C||1||1||1||4||2||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Orioles||Chris Davis PH, DH||1||1||1||3||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Padres||Odrisamer Despaigne (W, 1-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.0||4||0||0||0||1|
|4.0||Nationals||Gio Gonzalez (W, 4-4)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.0||3||0||0||4||5|
|3.0||Royals||Jarrod Dyson CF||3||1||3||2||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Pirates||Andrew McCutchen CF||5||2||3||2||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.1||Marlins||Nathan Eovaldi (W, 5-3)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.1||6||0||0||1||2|