Shane Victorino helps Red Sox win World Series, tops players in Game 6, Wednesday, Oct. 30

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Shane Victorino helped the Red Sox wrap up a World Series title Wednesday, earning Player of the Day honors in the deciding Game 6. 

Victorino, with two hits, including a three-run double, led the Red Sox to a 6-1 win over the Cardinals in Game 6 and sealing a 4-2 game victory in the series.

Victorino went 2-for-3 in the game and drove in four runs. He had 4.5 Box-Toppers points during the regular season, ranking 224th overall.

Victorino was also Player of the Day in the deciding Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, in which the Red Sox beat the Tigers 5-2. 

Related story: Box-Toppers previews 2013 World Series in this post from Oct. 21. 

Box-Toppers tracks who most helps their team win the most games. Top players from the winning team of each game are determined by a formula using standard box score statistics. In 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 players in each of the other games.

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Top 6 players in World Series Game 6 

Here are the top six Red Sox players in Wednesday's World Series Game 6, ranked from highest to lowest Box-Toppers game score (how game score is calculated). Shane Victorino, who had a Box-Toppers game score of 3.0, is Box-Toppers Player of the Game (POG). 

POG3.0Red Sox Shane Victorino RF30241000 0.000000
 2.0Red Sox 000000000Koji Uehara 1.000001
 1.0Red Sox David Ortiz DH12004110 0.000000
 1.0Red Sox 000000000Brandon Workman 1.000000
 0.1Red Sox 000000000Junichi Tazawa (H, 2)0.100000
 0.0Red Sox Stephen Drew SS41210000 0.000000