Juan Soto of the Nationals is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Tuesday’s World Series Game 1.
The Washington Nationals win 5-4 to take a 1-0 lead over the Houston Astros in the best-of-seven game series.Read More
Box-Toppers’ top two-ranked teams square off in the 2019 World Series. Both have three starting pitchers among the top 15 in Box-Toppers season player rankings.
And while the Washington Nationals are the best possible team to match up against the Houston Astros, Box-Toppers still gives the Astros a considerable edge.Read More
Jose Altuve of the Astros is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Saturday’s American League Championship Series Game 6 win over the Yankees.
Altuve hit a walk-off, two-run homer to give the Astros a 6-4 victory, also winning the best-of-seven game series, 4-2. Altuve also doubled and went 2-for-4, scoring three times and driving in two runs.Read More
Yankees pitcher James Paxton is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Friday’s American League Championship Series Game 5 win over the Astros.
Paxton struck out nine over six innings, allowing one run, four hits and four walks, in the 4-1 win, forcing Game 6 of the series Saturday in Houston. The Astros lead the best-of-seven series, 3-2.Read More
Astros relief pitcher Will Harris is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Thursday’s American League Championship Series Game 4 win over the Yankees.
Harris struck out two in a scoreless and hitless seventh inning, allowing no walks. Harris did not earn the win, picking up a no-decision. The win went to reliever Ryan Pressly, who exited after the fifth inning with the Astros leading.Read More
Wednesday’s American League Championship Series Game 4 in New York was postponed by rain and rescheduled for Thursday.
The Houston Astros lead the New York Yankees in the best-of-seven game series, 2-1.Read More
The Astros take a 2-1 lead over the Yankees in the American League Championship Series and the Nationals win the National League Championship Series, sweeping the Cardinals, 4-0.Read More
Do the New York Yankees even stand a chance facing the rocketing Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series?
Astros players accumulated by far the most Box-Toppers points of any team (158.1). The Yankees had 123.4 points, ranked fifth overall. The Astros top three pitchers are among Box-Toppers’ top-10 ranked players in 2019. Meanwhile, the Yankees top player, James Paxton (14.1 Box-Toppers points), ranks 19th overall.Read More
Though the Washington Nationals are the Wild Card team, they seem to hold most of the advantages over the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series.
The Nationals have more wins and rank higher in Box-Toppers team rankings than the NL Central champion Cardinals. Still, the Cardinals have a Box-Toppers point advantage in starting batting lineups, as the teams begin the best-of-seven games series Friday in St. Louis.Read More
Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Thursday’s American League Division Series Game 5 win over the Rays.
Cole struck out 10 over eight innings, allowing one run, two hits and two walks in the 6-1 win, as the Astros win the best-of-five game series, 3-2, and advance to the AL Championship Series beginning Saturday against the Yankees.Read More
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.