Pinch hitter Daniel Descalso, who singled and scored the walk-off run in the bottom of the 13th inning as the Cardinals won Game 1 of the National League Championship Series is Friday's Box-Toppers Player of the Day.
Descalso only had a Box-Toppers game score of 1.0, but it was still more than his Cardinals teammates in the 3-2 win over the Dodgers, allowing the Cardinals to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Descalso had 2.7 Box-Toppers points during the regular season, ranking 367th among all players.
Coming Saturday: All four remaining playoff teams are in action Saturday in the league championship series. Here are pitching match-ups:
ALCS Game 1, Tigers at Red Sox
Tigers: Anibal Sanchez, 17.1 Box-Toppers points, ranked seventh overall (see the Top 10 Player ranking list on the home page)
Red Sox: Jon Lester, 12.7 Box-Toppers points, ranked 34th overall
NLCS Game 2, Cardinals lead Dodgers 1-0
Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw, 21.7 Box-Toppers points, ranked first overall (see the Top 10 Player ranking list on the home page)
Cardinals: Michael Wacha, 3.0 Box-Toppers points, ranked 361st overall
regular season games, 2.0 Box-Toppers points are awarded for Player of
the Day, 1.7 for top player in the opposite league, 1.5 for top
batter in each league and 1.0 for the top player in each of the other games. However, no Box-Toppers points are awarded during
Top player from each game
Listed from highest to lowest Box-Toppers game score
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