Phillies’ Nick Pivetta tops players for Monday, June 18, rises to 7th in player rankings

Phillies pitcher Nick Pivetta is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to seventh place in season player rankings.

Pivetta struck out 13 over 7 1/3 innings, allowing two runs, four hits and one walk, in the 6-5, 10-inning win over the Cardinals. Pivetta picked up a no-decision and did not earn the win because although he left with the Phillies leading, 4-2, the Cardinals tied the game after he exited.

Read More

Braves’ Julio Teheran tops players for Sunday, June 17; Blue Jays’ Grichuk tops AL players

Braves pitcher Julio Teheran is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Teheran struck out 11 over six scoreless and no-hit innings, allowing three walks, in the 4-1 win over the Padres. Teheran was pitching a no-hitter when he was pulled after 95 pitches, experiencing cramping. The bullpen gave up seven hits and a run in the final three innings.

Read More

Mariners’ Wade LeBlanc tops players for Saturday, June 16; Yankees’ Severino extends rankings lead among AL pitchers

Mariners pitcher Wade LeBlanc is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Yankees pitcher Luis Severino extended his season Box-Toppers points lead among American League pitchers after earning Player of the Game honors.

Read More

Marlins’ Jose Urena tops players for Friday, June 15; Angels’ Skaggs tops AL players

Marlins pitcher Jose Urena is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Urena pitched eight scoreless innings, allowing three hits, one walk and striking out four, in the 2-0 win over the Orioles.

Read More

Haniger, Paxton, Nola among players rising into Box-Toppers’ All-Star teams in past week

Mitch Haniger, James Paxton and Aaron Nola are among the players rising into Box-Toppers’ All-Star teams in the past week.

With Major League All-Star voting underway, here is a look at who is leading at Box-Toppers points at each position in both leagues.

Read More

Braves’ Mike Soroka tops players for Wednesday, June 13; Red Sox’ Sale tops AL players

Braves pitcher Mike Soroka is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Soroka pitched 6 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing one hit and one walk, striking out four, in the 2-0 win over the Mets.

Read More

Phillies’ Aaron Nola top players for Tuesday, June 12, rises to 10th in season player rankings

Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to 10th place in season player rankings.

Nola struck out 10 over 6 2/3 innings, allowing one run, four hits and no walks, in the 5-4 win over the Rockies.

Read More

Indians’ Carlos Carrasco tops players for Monday, June 11, rises to 9th in player rankings

Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to ninth place in season player rankings.

Carrasco struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk, in the 4-0 win over the White Sox.

Read More

Mets’ Seth Lugo tops players for Sunday, June 10; Mariners’ Paxton, Indians’ Kluber rise in top 10 player rankings

Mets pitcher Seth Lugo is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Sunday, Mariners pitcher James Paxton rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings and Indians pitcher Corey Kluber rises to eighth place after both earned Player of the Game honors.

Read More

Trout, Schwarber, Kimbrel among players rising into Box-Toppers’ All-Star teams in past week

Mike Trout, Kyle Schwarber and Craig Kimbrel are among the players rising into Box-Toppers’ All-Star teams in the past week.

With Major League All-Star voting underway, here is a look at who is leading at Box-Toppers points at each position in both leagues.

Read More

Twins’ Jose Berrios tops players for Thursday, June 7, rises to 3rd in player rankings

Twins pitcher Jose Berrios is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to third place in season player rankings.

Also Thursday, Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

Read More

Yankees’ Sonny Gray tops players for Wednesday, June 6; Cubs’ Quintana tops NL players

Yankees pitcher Sonny Gray is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Gray struck out eight over eight scoreless innings, allowing two hits and two walks, in the 3-0, 13-inning win over the Blue Jays. Gray picked up a no-decision and did not earn the win because the game was in a scoreless tie when he exited.

Read More

Nationals’ Max Scherzer tops players for Tuesday, June 5, regains player rankings lead

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, regaining top spot in season player rankings and rising to 10th place in career points on Box-Toppers “all-time” points list.

Also Tuesday, three others earning Player of the Game honors are among the top 10 in Box-Toppers season player rankings—Mariners pitcher James Paxton, Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin and Indians pitcher Corey Kluber.

Read More