Phillies pitcher Charlie Morton is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.
Morton struck out seven over 6 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing three hits, in the 3-0 win over the Padres. Morton earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and ranks 10th in season player rankings.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2016 season as of April 12:
|1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||3.0|
|2||Volquez, Edinson 2220||pi sp||kc al||2.7|
|3||Davis, Chris 2478||1b||bal al||2.5|
|4||Brown, Trevor 3610||ca||sf nl||2.5|
|5||Liriano, Francisco 2104||pi sp||pit nl||2.0|
|6||Syndergaard, Noah 3472||pi sp||nym nl||2.0|
|7||Wacha, Michael 3276||pi sp||stl nl||2.0|
|8||Rizzo, Anthony 3063||1b||chi nl||2.0|
|9||Estrada, Marco 2847||pi sp||tor al||2.0|
|10||Morton, Charlie 2503||pi sp||phi nl||2.0|
American League Player of the Day—J.J. Hardy of the Orioles hit a pair of two-run homers and went 2-for-4, driving in five runs, in the 9-5 win over the Red Sox.
National League Batter of the Day—Trevor Brown of the Giants hit a pair of two-run homers and went 2-for-4, in the 7-2 win over the Rockies. Brown earns 1.5 Box-Toppers points for being NL Batter of the Day, giving him 2.5 for the season and rising to fourth in player rankings.
American League Batter of the Day—There is no separate AL Batter of the Day for Tuesday because the AL Player of the Day was batter J.J. Hardy.
Scoring—Morton earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, Hardy earns 1.7 points for being AL Player of the Day and Brown earns 1.5 points for being NL Batter of the Day. All of Tuesday’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||6.2||Phillies||Charlie Morton (W,1-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.2||3||0||0||4||7|
|AL||5.0||Orioles||J.J. Hardy, SS||4||2||2||5||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.2||Rangers||Derek Holland (W,1-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.2||4||0||0||2||4|
|4.0||Tigers||Justin Upton, LF||5||3||4||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|BAT||4.0||Giants||Trevor Brown, C||4||2||2||4||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4.0||Marlins||David Phelps (W,2-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||2.0||0||0||0||1||3|
|3.0||Yankees||Andrew Miller (S,2)||-||-||-||-||-||-||1.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|1.1||Angels||Mike Morin (W,1-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||0.1||0||0||0||0||1|
|1.0||Royals||Lorenzo Cain, CF||4||1||1||3||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||Dbacks||Nick Ahmed, SS||3||2||1||1||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|`Denotes that the pitcher had a no-decision in the game and did not pick up a win or a save.|