Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Red Sox is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.
Bradley hit two homers and went 4-for-4, driving in four runs, in the 11-4 win over the Blue Jays.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2015 season as of Sept. 7.
|1||Arrieta, Jake 2738||pi sp||chi nl||21.1|
|2||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||20.7|
|3||deGrom, Jacob 3343||pi sp||nym nl||19.4|
|4||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||19.4|
|5||Price, David 2593||pi sp||tor al||19.1|
|6||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||lad nl||18.0|
|7||Hernandez, Felix 2064||pi sp||sea al||17.4|
|8||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||chi al||17.1|
|9||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||pit nl||17.0|
|10||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||16.0|
Bradley earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 8.5 for the season. He ranks sixth among AL batters and 52nd among all players.
National League Player of the Day—Mets pitcher Hansel Robles pitched two scoreless innings of middle relief, allowing no hits and striking out four, in the 8-5 win over the Nationals. Robles earned a no decision in the game, as he held the Mets’ lead in the seventh and eighth innings.
This was Robles’ Box-Toppers debut, the first time in his career he earned Player of the Game honors. Robles made his Major League debut April 24 and was playing in his 48th career game. He is the 3,580th player to debut in Box-Toppers since record keeping began in 1995.
National League Batter of the Day—Scott Van Slyke of the Dodgers hit a two-run double and went 4-for-5, scoring once and driving in four runs, in the 7-5 win over the Angels.
American League Batter of the Day—There is no separate AL Batter of the Day for Monday because the overall Player of the Day was AL batter Jackie Bradley Jr.
Notable—Rockies pitcher Justin Miller earned his first Box-Toppers point in more than six years, earning Player of the Game honors Monday. Miller (1.1IP 0H 0R 4K ND in the 6-4 win over the Padres) last earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors July 11, 2009 with the Giants. Before that, it was nearly five years between Box-Toppers points for Miller—he was Player of the Game Sept. 8, 2004, with the Blue Jays. Miller first earned Box-Toppers points in 2002 with the Blue Jays and has 6.0 career points.
Debut—Brewers pitcher Zach Davies also made his Box-Toppers debut Monday, the first time in his career he earned Player of the Game honors. Davies (7IP 4H R 4K W in the 9-1 win over the Marlins) made his Major League debut Sept. 2 and was playing in his second career game. He is the 3,581st player to debut in Box-Toppers since record keeping began in 1995.
Scoring—Bradley earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and Robles earns 1.7 Box-Toppers points for being NL Player of the Day. Van Slyke earns 1.5 Box-Toppers points for being NL Batter of the Day. All of Monday’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||6.0||Red Sox||Jackie Bradley Jr., RF||4||2||4||4||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|NL||6.0||`Mets||Hansel Robles (MR) (H,9)||-||-||-||-||-||-||2.0||0||0||0||0||4|
|5.1||`Rockies||Justin Miller (MR) (H,3)||-||-||-||-||-||-||1.1||0||0||0||0||4|
|5.0||Brewers||Zach Davies (W,1-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.0||4||1||1||0||4|
|5.0||Dbacks||Patrick Corbin (W,5-3)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.0||6||0||0||0||5|
|4.1||Reds||Anthony DeSclafani (W,8-10)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.1||7||1||1||0||6|
|BAT||4.0||Dodgers||Scott Van Slyke, 1B||5||1||4||4||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Twins||Eduardo Escobar, SS||3||1||3||3||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Indians||Ryan Raburn, RF||2||2||2||2||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Braves||Williams Perez (W,5-6)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.0||6||2||2||0||7|
|3.0||Tigers||Rajai Davis, LF||4||2||2||3||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Cubs||Dexter Fowler, CF||3||1||2||3||1||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Yankees||Greg Bird, 1B||3||2||1||3||1||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.1||Rangers||Yovani Gallardo (W,12-9)||-||-||-||-||-||-||5.1||5||0||0||2||4|
|2.0||Athletics||Coco Crisp, PH-LF||2||1||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.|