Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom is Tuesday’s Player of the Day and rises to 26th place in Box-Toppers season player rankings.
deGrom pitched eight scoreless innings and struck out nine in the 2-0 win over the Rockies . He earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 12.0 for the season. He ranks 10th among National League pitchers.
Astros pitcher Collin McHugh is American League Player of the Day. McHugh allowed two hits and one run over eight innings in the 2-1 win over the Mariners. He earns 1.7 Box-Toppers points for being AL Player of the Day, giving him 10.1 for the season. He is the 44th player this season with 10.0 or more Box-Toppers points. He ranks 45th among all players and 21st among AL pitchers.
Josh Donaldson of the Athletics is AL Batter of the Day. Donaldson doubled and went 5-for-6, scoring twice and driving in four runs, in the 11-2 win over the White Sox. Donaldson earns 1.5 Box-Toppers points for being AL Batter of the Day, giving him 10.5 for the season. He is the 45th player this season with 10.0 or more Box-Toppers points. He ranks 42nd among all players and third among all AL batters, behind Jose Abreu of the White Sox (15.5 Box-Toppers points) and Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers (11.0 Box-Toppers points).
Devin Mesoraco of the Reds is NL Batter of the Day. Mesoraco homered and went 2-for-3, scoring three times and driving in three runs, in the 9-5 win over the Cardinals.
Notable: Marcell Ozuna of the Marlins rose to second place among National League batters after earning Player of the Game honors Tuesday. Ozuna (HR 3-3 2R 2BI in the 6-3 win over the Brewers) earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 8.0 for the season. He ranks 73rd among all players and is second to NL batting leader Troy Tulowitzki of the Rockies (11.6 Box-Toppers points).
deGrom receives 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day. McHugh receives 1.7 for AL Player of the Day. Donaldson and Mesoraco each receive 1.5 for being top Batter of the Day in their league.
All of Tuesday’s other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) receive 1.0 Box-Toppers point.
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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||14.0||Mets||Jacob deGrom (W, 8-6)||-||-||-||-||-||-||8.0||3||0||0||0||9|
|12.0||Giants||Yusmeiro Petit (W, 5-3)||-||-||-||-||-||-||9.0||4||1||1||0||9|
|AL||8.0||Astros||Collin McHugh (W, 9-9)||-||-||-||-||-||-||8.0||2||1||1||0||4|
|BAT||5.0||Athletics||Josh Donaldson 3B||6||2||5||4||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|BAT||5.0||Reds||Devin Mesoraco C||3||3||2||3||2||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Orioles||Alejandro De Aza LF||4||2||3||3||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Marlins||Marcell Ozuna CF||3||2||3||2||2||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Phillies||Freddy Galvis SS||3||3||3||1||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Blue Jays||Munenori Kawasaki PH, 2B||1||2||1||2||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Rays||James Loney 1B||4||1||3||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Angels||Collin Cowgill LF||4||1||2||3||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Nationals||Adam LaRoche 1B||3||1||2||2||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||Twins||Oswaldo Arcia RF||4||1||2||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||Padres||Jedd Gyorko 2B||4||1||2||2||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||Tigers||J.D. Martinez LF||3||1||1||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|