|AL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Vargas, Jason 2055||pi sp||kc al||5.0||1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||5.0|
|2||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||4.7||2||Chacin, Jhoulys 2711||pi mr sp||sd nl||3.7|
|3||Santana, Ervin 2005||pi sp||min al||4.7||3||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||3.0|
|4||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||3.4||4||Syndergaard, Noah 3472||pi sp||nym nl||3.0|
|5||Kimbrel, Craig 2825||pi cp||bos al||3.0||5||Richard, Clayton 2584||pi sp||sd nl||3.0|
|6||Devenski, Chris 3702||pi mr cp||hou al||3.0||6||Holland, Greg 2906||pi cp||col nl||3.0|
|7||Bedrosian, Cam 3694||pi cp||ana al||3.0||7||Strasburg, Stephen 2736||pi sp||dc nl||2.7|
|8||Verlander, Justin 2112||pi sp||det al||2.7||8||Colon, Bartolo||pi sp||atl nl||2.7|
|9||Triggs, Andrew 3723||pi sp||oak al||2.7||9||Arrieta, Jake 2738||pi sp||chi nl||2.0|
|10||Carrasco, Carlos 2885||pi sp||cle al||2.0||10||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||2.0|
|AL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Morrison, Logan 2794||1b||tb al||3.2||1||Harper, Bryce 3011||rf||dc nl||3.0|
|2||Davis, Khris 3242||lf||oak al||2.5||2||Marte, Starling 3122||lf cf||pit nl||3.0|
|3||Healy, Ryon 3685||1b 3b||oak al||2.5||3||Bruce, Jay 2453||rf||nym nl||2.0|
|4||Garcia, Avisail 3256||rf||chi al||2.5||4||Duvall, Adam 3573||lf||cin nl||2.0|
|5||Haniger, MItch 3772||rf||sea al||2.5||5||Puig, Yasiel 3193||rf||lad nl||2.0|
|6||Judge, Aaron 3767||rf||nyy al||2.5||6||Inciarte, Ender 3360||cf||atl nl||2.0|
|7||Castro, Starlin 2767||2b||nyy al||2.0||7||Ozuna, Marcell 3190||lf||fla nl||1.7|
|8||Mazara, Nomar 3614||rf||tex al||2.0||8||Arenado, Nolan 3306||3b||col nl||1.5|
|9||Reddick, Josh 2936||rf lf||hou al||2.0||9||Suarez, Eugenio 3355||3b||cin nl||1.5|
|10||Soto, Geovany 2409||ca||chi al||1.7||10||Freeman, Freddie 2887||1b||atl nl||1.5|
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw leads Box-Toppers player rankings report, rising from sixth place last week.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2017 season as of April 20:
|1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||5.0|
|2||Vargas, Jason 2055||pi sp||kc al||5.0|
|3||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||4.7|
|4||Santana, Ervin 2005||pi sp||min al||4.7|
|5||Chacin, Jhoulys 2711||pi mr sp||sd nl||3.7|
|6||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||3.4|
|7||Morrison, Logan 2794||1b||tb al||3.2|
|8||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||3.0|
|9||Syndergaard, Noah 3472||pi sp||nym nl||3.0|
|10||Kimbrel, Craig 2825||pi cp||bos al||3.0|
Meanwhile, Royals pitcher Jason Vargas continues to lead American League players, Logan Morrison of the Rays tops AL batters and Bryce Harper of the Nationals tops National League batters.
Kershaw has 5.0 Box-Toppers points to lead all players. He ranks ahead of AL leader Vargas, who also has 5.0 Box-Toppers points, on a tiebreaker—Kershaw has more 2016 Box-Toppers points—24.4 vs. 1.0.
Morrison has 3.2 Box-Toppers points to lead AL batters. Harper has 3.0 points to lead NL batters. Harper leads second-place NL batter Starling Marte (3.0) on a tiebreaker, because Harper had more 2016 Box-Toppers points—3.0 vs. 2.5. (Marte this week was suspended for 80 games for violating baseball’s performance enhancing drug policy.)
Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard, who led last week’s Box-Toppers weekly player rankings report, falls to ninth place this week (3.0 Box-Toppers points), fourth among NL pitchers.
So far this season, 185 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 25 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points. There are 16 players who have made their Box-Toppers debut so far this season, the first time in their career they earned Player of the Game honors. Five players debuted during the past week.
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.
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