Rays pitcher Chris Archer is Sunday’s Player of the Day and rises to second place in Box-Toppers player rankings.
Archer pitched seven scoreless innings, allowing two hits and struck out seven, in the 5-1 win over the Blue Jays. Archer earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 5.0 for the season. He trails only Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez (6.0 Box-Toppers points) in player rankings.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2015 season as of April 26.
|1||Hernandez, Felix 2064||pi sp||sea al||6.0|
|2||Archer, Chris 3194||pi sp||tb al||5.0|
|3||Stanton, Giancarlo 2737||rf||fla nl||4.5|
|4||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||pit nl||4.0|
|5||Kazmir, Scott 1947||pi sp||oak al||3.7|
|6||Harvey, Matt 3075||pi sp||nym nl||3.7|
|7||DeSclafani, Anthony 3441||pi sp||cin nl||3.7|
|8||Hechavarria, Adeiny 3445||ss||fla nl||3.5|
|9||Cueto, Johnny 2400||pi sp||cin nl||3.4|
|10||Harang, Aaron 1599||pi sp||phi nl||3.4|
National League Player of the Day—Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano struck out seven over 6 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing two hits, in the 8-0 win over the Diamondbacks.
American League Batter of the Day—Delmon Young of the Orioles drove in five and went 3-for-6 with three runs in the 18-7 win over the Red Sox.
National League Batter of the Day—Miguel Montero of the Cubs homered and went 2-for-4, scoring twice and driving in two runs, in the 5-2 win over the Reds.
Rankings—Adeiny Hechavarria of the Marlins rose to eighth place in Box-Toppers player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors Sunday (3B 2-4 3BI in the 6-2 win over the Nationals). Hechavarria earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 3.5 for the season.
Scoring—Archer earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and Liriano earns 1.7 Box-Toppers points for being NL Player of the Day. Young and Montero each earn 1.5 Box-Toppers points for being their league’s Batter of the Day. All of Sunday’s other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) earn 1.0 Box-Toppers point.
About Box-Toppers—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||11.0||Rays||Chris Archer (W, 3-2)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.0||2||0||0||1||7|
|NL||5.1||Pirates||Francisco Liriano (W, 1-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.1||2||0||0||6||7|
|BAT||5.0||Orioles||Delmon Young RF||6||3||3||5||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Tigers||Miguel Cabrera 1B||4||2||3||3||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||White Sox||David Robertson (W, 2-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||1.0||0||0||0||0||3|
|3.0||Astros||Jake Marisnick CF||4||3||2||2||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Padres||Brandon Morrow (W, 1-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.0||5||1||1||1||4|
|3.0||Twins||Casey Fien (W, 1-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||2.0||1||0||0||0||2|
|BAT||2.0||Cubs||Miguel Montero C||4||2||2||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Phillies||Freddy Galvis SS||3||2||3||0||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||White Sox||John Danks (W, 1-2)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.0||5||3||3||1||8|
|2.0||Yankees||Andrew Miller (S, 7)||-||-||-||-||-||-||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|1.0||Marlins||Adeiny Hechavarria SS||4||0||2||3||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||Brewers||Gerardo Parra RF||4||2||2||1||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||Rangers||Adam Rosales PR, 3B||0||1||0||0||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|