Cubs pitcher Travis Wood is Sunday’s Player of the Day while Troy Tulowitzki increases his Box-Toppers points lead among National League batters.
Wood pitched eight scoreless innings and struck out six in the 3-0 win over the Phillies to earn Player of the Day honors.
Tulowitzki, Sunday’s NL Batter of the Day, maintains his lead among NL batters in Box-Toppers player rankings and moves into fourth place among all players (see the updated top 10 player list on the home page). Tulowitzki homered and went 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs in the 8-7 win over the Giants. He earns 1.5 Box-Toppers points for being NL Batter of the Day, giving him 10.6 for the season.
Rays pitcher David Price is American League Player of the Day. Price struck out 10 over eight innings in the 4-3 win over the Astros.
Coco Crisp of the Athletics is AL Batter of the Day. Crisp homered and went 2-for-4 with three runs and three RBIs in the 10-5 win over the Yankees.
Wood receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. Price receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Crisp and Tulowitzki each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Sunday’s other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point.
Box-Toppers watches the daily performances of selected star players and Box-Toppers points leaders. To see how they performed Sunday, click here.
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||8.0||Cubs||Travis Wood (W, 7-5)||-||-||-||-||-||-||8.0||3||0||0||3||6|
|AL||7.0||Rays||David Price (W, 5-6)||-||-||-||-||-||-||8.0||5||3||3||0||10|
|6.0||Mariners||Hisashi Iwakuma (W, 5-3)||-||-||-||-||-||-||8.0||6||1||1||0||6|
|5.0||Indians||Cody Allen (W, 3-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||2.0||0||0||0||0||3|
|5.0||Braves||Anthony Varvaro (W, 2-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||2.0||0||0||0||0||3|
|BAT||4.0||Athletics||Coco Crisp CF||4||3||2||3||1||2||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Cardinals||Jaime Garcia (W, 3-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.0||5||1||1||2||6|
|BAT||3.0||Rockies||Troy Tulowitzki SS||4||2||3||2||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Royals||Salvador Perez C||3||1||2||3||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Blue Jays||J.A. Happ (W, 6-3)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.0||7||1||1||0||6|
|2.0||Marlins||Casey McGehee 3B||4||0||3||3||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Reds||Brandon Phillips 2B||4||1||2||3||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Dbacks||Miguel Montero C||4||2||2||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Mets||Carlos Torres (W, 3-4)||-||-||-||-||-||-||4.0||3||1||1||1||4|
|1.0||Tigers||Victor Martinez DH||3||1||2||1||2||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|