Scott Feldman (7IP 2H) tops players for Monday, May 6

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Cubs pitcher Scott Feldman is Monday's Player of the Day. Feldman pitched seven shutout innings and gave up only two hits in the 9-2 win over the Rangers.

White Sox pitcher Chris Sale is American League Player of the Day. Sale gave up only one run over 7 1/3 innings against the Royals. He left the game with the Sox trailing 1-0 and so was not eligible for the win. However, the White Sox came back to tie the game in the top of the ninth and won the game 2-1 in the 11th inning.

Andrelton Simmons of the Braves is National League Batter of the Day. Simmons hit two home runs and went 3-for-4 in the 7-4 win over the Reds. It is Simmons' Box-Toppers debut, the first time he has been Player of the Game, and he is the 3,165th player to debut in Box-Toppers since 1995.

Stephen Drew of the Red Sox is American League Batter of the Day. Drew went 4-for-5, homered, and hit a walk-off RBI double in the 11th inning to beat the Twins 6-5.

Feldman receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being named Player of the Day. Sale receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Simmons and Drew receive 1.5 each 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:

506ScoreTeamBATTERSABRHRBIBBSO--PITCHERSIPHRERBBSO
MLB7.0Cubs 0000000  Scott Feldman (W, 3-3)7.020013
BAT5.0Braves Andrelton Simmons SS423401  00.000000
 5.0Phillies 0000000  Cliff Lee (W, 3-2)8.052206
AL4.1`White Sox 0000000  Chris Sale 7.161105
 4.1Padres 0000000  Andrew Cashner (W, 2-2)7.140034
BAT3.0Red Sox Stephen Drew SS514301  00.000000
 3.0Diamondbacks Paul Goldschmidt 1B514301  00.000000
 3.0Indians Asdrubal Cabrera SS432212  00.000000
 3.0Blue Jays J.P. Arencibia PH, C322200  00.000000

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