Here are the top 10 players by category (AL & NL pitching & batting) in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2015 season as of June 25.
|AL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Hernandez, Felix 2064||pi sp||sea al||13.4||1||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||13.0|
|2||Archer, Chris 3194||pi sp||tb al||12.0||2||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||pit nl||12.0|
|3||Price, David 2593||pi sp||det al||11.1||3||deGrom, Jacob 3343||pi sp||nym nl||11.4|
|4||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||chi al||10.4||4||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||9.7|
|5||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||9.7||5||Harvey, Matt 3075||pi sp||nym nl||9.7|
|6||Gray, Sonny 3259||pi sp||oak al||9.4||6||Heston, Chris 3437||pi sp||sf nl||8.7|
|7||Wilson, C.J. 2074||pi sp||ana al||7.4||7||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||8.0|
|8||Kazmir, Scott 1947||pi sp||oak al||6.7||8||Hammel, Jason 2235||pi sp||chi nl||7.7|
|9||Britton, Zachary 2835||pi cp||bal al||6.7||9||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||lad nl||7.0|
|10||Bauer, Trevor 3065||pi sp||cle al||6.7||10||Arrieta, Jake 2738||pi sp||chi nl||7.0|
|AL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Fielder, Prince 2029||dh||tex al||7.5||1||Frazier, Todd 2929||3b||cin nl||7.2|
|2||Rasmus, Colby 2608||lf rf cf||hou al||6.0||2||Harper, Bryce 3011||lf rf||dc nl||6.5|
|3||Rodriguez, Alex||dh||nyy al||6.0||3||Goldschmidt, Paul 2935||1b||ari nl||6.2|
|4||Cespedes, Yoenis 3008||lf||det al||5.7||4||Upton, Justin 2411||lf||sd nl||6.0|
|5||Trout, Mike 2949||cf||ana al||5.5||5||Arenado, Nolan 3306||3b||col nl||6.0|
|6||Bautista, Jose 2169||dh rf||tor al||5.5||6||Stanton, Giancarlo 2737||rf||fla nl||5.5|
|7||Souza, Steven Jr. 3461||rf||tb al||5.5||7||McCutchen, Andrew 2637||cf||pit nl||5.0|
|8||Donaldson, Josh 3144||3b||tor al||5.2||8||Hechavarria, Adeiny 3445||ss||fla nl||4.5|
|9||Hunter, Torii 1190||rf dh||min al||5.0||9||Gonzalez, Adrian 2193||1b||lad nl||4.0|
|10||Hosmer, Eric 2886||1b||kc al||5.0||10||Montero, Miguel 2304||ca||chi nl||4.0|
For the 10th straight week, Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez leads Box-Toppers weekly player rankings.
Meanwhile, there are new leaders in two categories since last week:
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2015 season as of June 25.
|1||Hernandez, Felix 2064||pi sp||sea al||13.4|
|2||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||13.0|
|3||Archer, Chris 3194||pi sp||tb al||12.0|
|4||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||pit nl||12.0|
|5||deGrom, Jacob 3343||pi sp||nym nl||11.4|
|6||Price, David 2593||pi sp||det al||11.1|
|7||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||chi al||10.4|
|8||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||9.7|
|9||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||9.7|
|10||Harvey, Matt 3075||pi sp||nym nl||9.7|
- National League pitchers—Max Scherzer of the Nationals has passed Gerrit Cole of the Pirates.
- National League batters—Todd Frazier of the Reds has passed Bryce Harper of the Nationals.
Hernandez has 13.4 Box-Toppers points to lead all players. He has led players all but six days this season.
Scherzer has 13.0 Box-Toppers points to lead NL pitchers. He passes the leader for the past two weeks, Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole (12.0 Box-Toppers points). Scherzer ranks second among all players.
Frazier has 7.2 Box-Toppers points to lead NL batters. He passes last week’s leader Bryce Harper of the Nationals (6.5 Box-Toppers points). Frazier ranks 17th among all players.
Prince Fielder of the Rangers continues to lead American League batters in Box-Toppers points with 7.5. Fielder ranks 15th among all players.
Last year’s overall Box-Toppers points leader, Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw, currently ranks eighth among NL pitchers with 8.0 Box-Toppers points. Last year, he had 31.5 Box-Toppers points, the fourth-highest single-season total since record keeping began in 1995. At this point last season, he had 12.7 Box-Toppers points.
So far this season, 508 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 202 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points.
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.