Phillies pitcher Jerad Eickhoff is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.
Eickhoff struck out nine over seven scoreless innings in the 2-1 win over the Padres.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2016 season as of April 13:
|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—Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco struck out eight over eight innings, allowing one run and four hits, in the 4-1 win over the Rays.
National League Batter of the Day—Nolan Arenado of the Rockies hit two home runs, a double and went 4-for-5, scoring twice and driving in seven runs, in the 10-6 win over the Giants.
American League Batter of the Day—Ryan Goins of the Blue Jays hit two doubles and went 3-for-4, scoring once and driving in two runs, in the 7-2 win over the Yankees.
Scoring—Eickhoff earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and Carrasco earns 1.7 points for being AL Player of the Day. Arenado and Goins each earn 1.5 points for being their league’s Batter of the Day. All of Wednesday’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||12.0||Phillies||Jerad Eickhoff (W,1-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.0||4||0||0||0||9|
|AL||9.0||Indians||Carlos Carrasco (W,1-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||8.0||4||1||1||1||8|
|BAT||8.0||Rockies||Nolan Arenado, 3B||5||2||4||7||0||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|7.0||Angels||Matt Shoemaker (W,1-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.0||1||0||0||3||5|
|5.0||Mariners||Steve Cishek (W,1-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||2.0||0||0||0||0||3|
|4.0||Nationals||Tanner Roark (W,1-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||7.0||4||0||0||3||4|
|4.0||White Sox||Carlos Rodon (W,1-1)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.0||3||0||0||5||6|
|4.0||Red Sox||Craig Kimbrel (S,2)||-||-||-||-||-||-||1.0||0||0||0||0||3|
|3.2||Dodgers||Kenley Jansen (S,3)||-||-||-||-||-||-||1.2||0||0||0||0||2|
|3.0||Brewers||Jonathan Lucroy, C||4||2||3||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||Tigers||Shane Greene (W,1-0)||-||-||-||-||-||-||6.0||3||2||2||3||7|
|BAT||2.0||Blue Jays||Ryan Goins, 2B||4||1||3||2||0||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||Cubs||Kris Bryant, 3B||3||2||1||2||2||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|`Denotes that the pitcher had a no-decision in the game and did not pick up a win or a save.|