Here are the top 10 players by category (AL & NL pitching & batting) in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2015 season as of July 12.
|AL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Hernandez, Felix 2064||pi sp||sea al||14.4||1||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||15.0|
|2||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||chi al||13.4||2||deGrom, Jacob 3343||pi sp||nym nl||13.4|
|3||Price, David 2593||pi sp||det al||13.1||3||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||pit nl||12.0|
|4||Archer, Chris 3194||pi sp||tb al||12.0||4||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||11.7|
|5||Gray, Sonny 3259||pi sp||oak al||11.1||5||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||lad nl||11.0|
|6||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||10.7||6||Harvey, Matt 3075||pi sp||nym nl||10.7|
|7||Kazmir, Scott 1947||pi sp||oak al||8.7||7||Arrieta, Jake 2738||pi sp||chi nl||10.0|
|8||Pineda, Michael 2841||pi sp||nyy al||8.7||8||Cueto, Johnny 2400||pi sp||cin nl||9.8|
|9||Wilson, C.J. 2074||pi sp||ana al||8.4||9||Heston, Chris 3437||pi sp||sf nl||9.7|
|10||Bauer, Trevor 3065||pi sp||cle al||8.4||10||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||9.0|
|AL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Trout, Mike 2949||cf||ana al||9.0||1||Frazier, Todd 2929||3b||cin nl||7.2|
|2||Cain, Lorenzo 3171||cf||kc al||8.2||2||Upton, Justin 2411||lf||sd nl||7.0|
|3||Fielder, Prince 2029||dh||tex al||7.5||3||Harper, Bryce 3011||lf rf||dc nl||6.5|
|4||Hunter, Torii 1190||rf dh||min al||6.5||4||Goldschmidt, Paul 2935||1b||ari nl||6.2|
|5||Rasmus, Colby 2608||lf rf cf||hou al||6.0||5||Gomez, Carlos 2397||cf||mil nl||6.0|
|6||Rodriguez, Alex||dh||nyy al||6.0||6||Arenado, Nolan 3306||3b||col nl||6.0|
|7||Cespedes, Yoenis 3008||lf||det al||5.7||7||Stanton, Giancarlo 2737||rf||fla nl||5.5|
|8||Bautista, Jose 2169||dh rf||tor al||5.5||8||Bryant, Kris 3465||3b||chi nl||5.5|
|9||Reddick, Josh 2936||rf||oak al||5.5||9||McCutchen, Andrew 2637||cf||pit nl||5.0|
|10||Souza, Steven Jr. 3461||rf||tb al||5.5||10||Braun, Ryan J. 2300||rf||mil nl||5.0|
Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is tops in Box-Toppers player rankings with 15.0 Box-Toppers points at the All-Star break.
Meanwhile, Mike Trout of the Angels rose to lead American League batters—he was sixth among AL batters at the last player rankings report.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2015 season as of July 12.
|1||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||15.0|
|2||Hernandez, Felix 2064||pi sp||sea al||14.4|
|3||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||chi al||13.4|
|4||deGrom, Jacob 3343||pi sp||nym nl||13.4|
|5||Price, David 2593||pi sp||det al||13.1|
|6||Archer, Chris 3194||pi sp||tb al||12.0|
|7||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||pit nl||12.0|
|8||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||11.7|
|9||Gray, Sonny 3259||pi sp||hou al||11.1|
|10||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||lad nl||11.0|
Scherzer led the last player rankings report on July 2, but lost the lead July 8 to Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez (14.4 Box-Toppers points). However, Scherzer regained the lead July 12 with 15.0 Box-Toppers points.
Hernandez still leads AL pitchers with 14.4 Box-Toppers points and is second among all players.
Trout picked up 3.5 Box-Toppers points since the last player rankings report on July 2 and has 9.0 Box-Toppers points to lead AL batters. On July 2, he ranked sixth among AL batters with 5.5 Box-Toppers points. Trout ranks 17th among all players.
Todd Frazier of the Reds continues to lead National League batters in Box-Toppers points with 7.2. He ranks 31st among all players.
So far this season, 557 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 244 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.