Wellington Castillo of the Diamondbacks is Box-Toppers spring training Player of the Day for Monday.
Castillo hit a two-run homer and two doubles, going 3-for-4 and driving in five runs, in the 10-8 win over the Mariners. Castillo had 3.5 Box-Toppers points in 2015, a season he spent with the Cubs, Mariners and Diamondbacks, but he scored all his Box-Toppers points with the Diamondbacks.
American League Player of the Day—Stephen Vogt of the Athletics hit two home runs, including a three-run shot, going 2-for-3, in the 6-4 win over the Royals. Vogt had 2.5 Box-Toppers points in 2015 with the Athletics.
Scoring—No Box-Toppers points are awarded in spring training games, but if it were the regular season, Castillo would earn 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and Vogt would earn 1.7 points for being AL Player of the Day. All of Monday’s other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) would 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||5.0||Dbacks||Wellington Castillo C||4||1||3||5||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|AL||5.0||Athletics||Stephen Vogt DH||3||2||2||4||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|5.0||Nationals||Clint Robinson DH||2||2||2||3||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Rangers||Ryan Rua PH-DH||3||1||3||3||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||White Sox||Steve Lombardozzi 2B||1||1||1||3||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Astros||Cesar Valdez (W, 1-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||2.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|3.1||Twins||Trevor May (W, 1-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||2.1||1||0||0||1||3|
|3.0||Indians||Giovanny Urshela 3B||4||1||2||4||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Reds||Adam Duvall LF||3||2||2||2||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Cardinals||Stephen Piscotty RF||2||1||2||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Mets||Lucas Duda 1B||3||1||2||2||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Padres||Derek Norris C||3||1||2||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Blue Jays||Roberto Osuna (SV, 1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||1.0||1||0||0||0||2|
|1.0||Rays||Logan Forsythe 2B||2||1||2||0||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||Rockies||Mark Reynolds 1B||2||1||1||1||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|` Denotes that the pitcher had a no-decision in the game and did not pick up a win or a save.|