Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel is Thursday’s Player of the Day. Hammel gave up one run on two hits over 6 2/3 innings in the 3-2 win over the Pirates.
Chris Colabello of the Twins is American League Player of the Day. Colabello drove in six runs in the 10-9 win over the White Sox.
Casey McGehee of the Marlins is National League Batter of the Day. McGehee went 2-3 with a triple and drove in three runs in the 8-5 win over the Rockies.
Hammel receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Colabello receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. McGehee receives 1.5 for being NL Batter of the Day.
All of Thursday’s other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point.
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
|MLB||6.2||Cubs||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Jason Hammel (W, 1-0)||6.2||2||1||1||1||5|
|AL||3.0||Twins||Chris Colabello 1B||5||0||2||6||0||1||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Yankees||Yangervis Solarte 3B||3||2||3||1||1||0||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|BAT||3.0||Marlins||Casey McGehee 3B||3||1||2||3||2||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|3.0||Rays||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Chris Archer (W, 1-0)||6.0||4||2||2||2||7|
|2.1||Cardinals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Trevor Rosenthal (S, 2)||1.1||0||0||0||0||1|
|2.0||Nationals||Ryan Zimmerman 3B||5||1||4||2||0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Giants||Angel Pagan CF||5||1||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2.0||Red Sox||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Koji Uehara (S, 1)||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|1.0||Athletics||Coco Crisp CF||3||2||1||1||3||1||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|