Rays’ Blake Snell tops players for Sunday, Sept. 23, passes Scherzer to lead season player rankings

Rays pitcher Blake Snell is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to the lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings, passing Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer.

Snell struck out 11 over 6 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing three hits and two walks, in the 5-2 win over the Blue Jays.

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Astros’ Verlander tops players for Saturday, Sept. 22, rises to 3rd in player rankings; Cubs’ Baez rises to NL batter rankings lead

Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to third place in season player rankings.

Also Saturday, Javier Baez of the Cubs rises to first place among National League batters in 2018 Box-Toppers points after earning NL Batter of the Day honors.

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Marlins’ Wei-Yin Chen tops players for Friday, Sept. 21; Astros’ Gurriel tops AL players

Marlins pitcher Wei-Yin Chen is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Chen struck out eight over seven scoreless innings, allowing three hits and no walks, in the 1-0, 10-inning win over the Reds. Chen did not earn the win, picking up a no-decision, because the game was in a scoreless tie when he exited.

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Red Sox’ Mookie Betts tops players for Thursday, Sept. 20, rises to 2nd among AL batters

Mookie Betts of the Red Sox is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, becoming just the second batter this year with 10 or more Box-Toppers points.

Betts hit a three-run homer, doubled twice and went 4-for-5, scoring three times and driving in five runs, in the 11-6 win over the Yankees.

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Dodgers’ Walker Buehler tops players for Wednesday, Sept. 19; Indians’ Carrasco rises to 7th in player rankings

Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Wednesday, Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco rises to seventh place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning American League Player of the Day honors.

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Pirates’ Jameson Taillon tops players for Tuesday, Sept. 18; Rays’ Snell regains AL pitcher rankings lead

Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, Rays pitcher Blake Snell reclaims the 2018 Box-Toppers points lead among American League pitchers after earning AL Player of the Day honors, rising to second place overall in Box-Toppers season player rankings. In addition, Indians pitcher Corey Kluber rises to fifth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after he earns Player of the Game honors Tuesday.

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Blue Jays’ Ryan Borucki tops players for Monday, Sept. 17; Cubs’ Hendricks tops NL players

Blue Jays pitcher Ryan Borucki is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Borucki struck out seven over eight scoreless innings, allowing three hits and one walk, in the 5-0 win over the Orioles.

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Astros’ Verlander tops players for Sunday, Sept. 16, rises to 4th; Red Sox’ Sale regains lead in AL pitcher rankings

Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to fourth place in season player rankings.

Verlander also rises into the top 10 in Box-Toppers career points list (tracked since 1995) and becomes the fourth player with 20 or more points this season, reaching that milestone for the first time in six years.

Also Sunday, Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale regains the lead in 2018 Box-Toppers points among American League pitchers after earning Player of the Game honors. Sale passes Rays pitcher Blake Snell, rising to second place overall in Box-Toppers season player rankings.

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Cubs’ Jon Lester tops players for Saturday, Sept. 15; Blue Jays’ Reid-Foley tops AL players

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Lester struck out nine over seven scoreless innings, allowing two hits and two walks, in the 1-0 win over the Reds.

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Dodgers’ Walker Buehler tops players for Friday, Sept. 14; Braves’ Acuna rises to lead NL batter rankings

Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Meanwhile, Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Braves rises to lead National League batters in 2018 Box-Toppers points after earning Player of the Game honors Friday.

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Red Sox’ Eduardo Rodriguez tops players for Thursday, Sept. 13; Dodgers’ Machado tops NL players

Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Rodriguez struck out seven over six innings, allowing one run, five hits and no walks, in the 4-3 win over the Blue Jays.

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Mets’ Zack Wheeler tops players for Wednesday, Sept 12; Rays’ Snell rises to lead AL pitcher rankings

Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, becoming the 38th player this season to earn 10 or more Box-Toppers points.

Also Wednesday, Rays pitcher Blake Snell rises to lead American League pitchers in 2018 Box-Toppers points after earning AL Player of the Day honors. Snell, who passes previous leader Chris Sale of the Red Sox, also rises to second place in overall Box-Toppers season player rankings. In addition Wednesday, Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole rises to seventh place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Braves’ Sean Newcomb tops players for Monday, Sept. 10; Astros’ Verlander rises to 6th in player rankings

Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, becoming the 35th player this season to reach 10 Box-Toppers points.

Also Monday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander rises to sixth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. Verlander also rises to 11th place in career points since 1995, passing the the 170.7 career point total of the late Roy Halladay.

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