Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is Sunday’s Player of the Day. Bumgarner struck out nine over six innings, allowing only one unearned run in the 4-1 win over the Braves.
Colby Rasmus of the Blue Jays is American League Player of the Day. Rasmus hit a grand slam and went 3-for-4 in the 7-2 win over the Pirates.
Giancarlo Stanton of the Marlins is National League Batter of the Day. Stanton homered twice and drove in three runs in the 5-4 win over the Dodgers.
Bumgarner receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Rasmus receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Stanton receives 1.5 for being NL Batter of the Day.
All of Sunday’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