Astros' Dallas Keuchel (8.2IP 8K) tops players for Monday, May 19

Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel is Monday’s Player of the Day. Keuchel struck out eight over 8 2/3 innings in the 5-2 win over the Angels.

Keuchel earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 5.0 for the season. He ranks 22nd in Box-Toppers player rankings and ninth among American League pitchers.

Justin Upton of the Braves is National League Player of the Day. Upton hit a two-run homer in the 9-3 win over the Brewers.

Alexei Ramirez is AL Batter of the Day. Ramirez hit a three-run home run and drove in four runs in the 7-6 win over the Royals.

Keuchel receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Upton receives 1.7 for NL Player of the Day. Ramirez receives 1.5 for being AL Batter of the Day.

All of Monday’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

MLB6.2AstrosDallas Keuchel (W, 5-2)------8.252218
BAT2.0White SoxAlexei Ramirez SS512400------
NL2.0BravesJustin Upton LF211220------
1.0RedsTodd Frazier 3B623200------
1.0IndiansYan Gomes C423010------