Yankees pitcher Nathan Eovaldi is Sunday’s spring training Player of the Day.
Eovaldi pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings and struck out five in the 7-0 win over the Astros.
Matt McBride of the Rockies is Sunday’s National League Player of the Day. McBride hit two home runs and went 3-for-4 with four RBIs in the 11-10 win over the Diamondbacks.
Oswaldo Arcia of the Twins is Sunday’s American League Batter of the Day. Arcia homered, doubled and went 2-for-3 with two RBIs in the 6-5 win over the Orioles.
Box-Toppers points aren’t awarded for spring training games, but if this were the regular season, Eovaldi would earn 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and McBride would earn 1.7 Box-Toppers points for being NL Player of the Day. Arcia would earn 1.5 Box-Toppers points for being AL Batter of the Day. All of Sunday’s other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) would earn 1.0 Box-Toppers point.
Seventeen spring training games were scheduled Friday. One game which ended in a tie (Tigers and Phillies tied at 4) was not included in Box-Toppers results.
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. In regular season games, players earn 1.0 Box-Toppers point 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||Yankees||Nathan Eovaldi (W, 1-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||4.2||3||0||0||0||5|
|6.1||Athletics||Kendall Graveman (W, 3-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.1||3||0||0||0||3|
|NL||6.0||Rockies||Matt McBride LF||4||3||3||4||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|5.2||Cubs||Edwin Jackson (W, 2-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||4.2||1||0||0||1||3|
|5.1||Padres||Andrew Cashner (W, 3-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.1||4||1||1||1||6|
|5.0||Reds||Chris Dominguez 1B||5||2||4||4||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|5.0||Dodgers||Buck Britton 3B||4||3||3||3||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Giants||Matt Duffy 3B||4||2||3||3||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Nationals||Wilson Ramos C||3||1||3||2||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|BAT||3.0||Twins||Oswaldo Arcia LF||3||2||2||2||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Pirates||Jung-Ho Kang 2B||4||1||2||3||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Mets||Curtis Granderson RF||2||2||2||0||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Orioles||Rey Navarro 2B||1||0||1||2||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||White Sox||Jace Fry (S, 1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||3.0||2||0||0||0||1|
|1.0||Red Sox||Deven Marrero SS||2||0||1||2||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|`Denotes that the pitcher had a no-decision in the game and did not pick up a win or a save.|