Red Sox, led by Clay Buchholz, top Box-Toppers team power rankings

The Boston Red Sox have risen to the top spot in Box-Toppers team power rankings after being ranked third last week.

Red Sox players have accumulated the most Box-Toppers points for the season (24.6), followed by the St. Louis Cardinals (22.9). The Cards were also ranked second last week.

The Red Sox also have the best win-loss record in baseball at 20-8. The Cardinals are in a three-way tie for the best record in the National League. The Cards, the Atlanta Braves and the Colorado Rockies are all 17-11.

The Texas Rangers, last week's top team, fell to third place in Box-Toppers team rankings.

The Red Sox are led by overall Box-Toppers points leader and starting pitcher Clay Buchholz, who has 7.1. Eleven different Red Sox have been named Player of the Game and have earned Box-Toppers points this season.

The Cardinals are led by pitchers Lance Lynn (5.7) and Adam Wainwright (4.0).

502Top 10 TeamsPtsLast week rank
1Red Sox24.63
2Cardinals22.92
3Rangers22.41
4Nationals22.08
5Tigers20.9Not ranked
6Rockies19.76
7Orioles19.59
8Braves19.44
9Athletics18.79
10Reds18.75