Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner is Sunday’s Player of the Day in baseball’s opening night.
Cashner struck out five over six innings and gave up one run in the 3-1 win over the Dodgers. Cashner did not earn the win because when he left after six innings, the Padres trailed 1-0.
Cashner receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day in the only regular season game on Sunday’s schedule.
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.
Top player from each game
Listed from highest to lowest Box-Toppers game score
` Denotes that the pitcher had a no-decision in the game and did not pick up a win or a save.