Blue Jays pitcher Drew Hutchison is Tuesday’s Player of the Day. Hutchison struck out 10 over seven innings, allowing only one run and three hits, in the 4-1 win over the Brewers.
Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is National League Player of the Day. Lincecum pitched eight shutout innings and struck out six in the 5-0 win over the Cardinals.
Eduardo Nunez of the Twins is American League Batter of the Day. Nunez homered and went 3-for-5, scoring three times and driving in two runs in the 10-2 win over the Royals.
Seth Smith of the Padres is NL Batter of the Day. Smith homered and went 3-for-4, scoring three runs, in the 8-2 win over the Reds.
Hutchison receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Lincecum receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Nunez and Smith 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.
Box-Toppers watches the daily performances of selected star players and Box-Toppers points leaders. To see how they performed Tuesday, 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||10.0||Blue Jays||Drew Hutchison (W, 6-6)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.0||3||1||1||2||10|
|NL||8.0||Giants||Tim Lincecum (W, 7-5)||-||-||-||-||-||-||8.0||4||0||0||2||6|
|7.2||Nationals||Stephen Strasburg (W, 7-6)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.2||5||1||1||1||8|
|7.0||Angels||Garrett Richards (W, 9-2)||-||-||-||-||-||-||8.0||2||3||3||2||9|
|7.0||Rays||David Price (W, 7-7)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.0||4||1||1||3||9|
|5.0||Tigers||Rick Porcello (W, 11-4)||-||-||-||-||-||-||9.0||4||0||0||0||0|
|4.0||Mariners||Hisashi Iwakuma (W, 6-4)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.0||7||1||1||0||7|
|4.0||Braves||Craig Kimbrel (S, 26)||-||-||-||-||-||-||1.0||0||0||0||0||3|
|BAT||3.0||Twins||Eduardo Nunez SS||5||3||3||2||1||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|BAT||3.0||Padres||Seth Smith RF, LF||4||3||3||1||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Angels||Howie Kendrick 2B||3||2||2||2||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Orioles||Caleb Joseph C||3||2||1||3||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Marlins||Bryan Morris (W, 6-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||2.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|2.0||Indians||Yan Gomes C||4||2||2||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||Pirates||Ike Davis PH||1||0||1||1||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||Cubs||Pedro Strop (W, 1-3)||-||-||-||-||-||-||1.0||0||0||0||0||0|