|AL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||6.7||1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||7.0|
|2||Santana, Ervin 2005||pi sp||min al||6.7||2||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||6.0|
|3||Vargas, Jason 2055||pi sp||kc al||6.0||3||Nova, Ivan 2796||pi sp||pit nl||5.0|
|4||Carrasco, Carlos 2885||pi sp||cle al||5.4||4||Holland, Greg 2906||pi cp||col nl||5.0|
|5||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||5.4||5||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||4.7|
|6||Triggs, Andrew 3723||pi sp||oak al||5.4||6||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||4.5|
|7||Kimbrel, Craig 2825||pi cp||bos al||5.0||7||Cahill, Trevor 2658||pi sp||sd nl||4.4|
|8||Rodriguez, Eduardo 3480||pi sp||bos al||4.7||8||Chacin, Jhoulys 2711||pi mr sp||sd nl||3.7|
|9||Paxton, James 3280||pi sp||sea al||4.0||9||Lynn, Lance 2992||pi sp||stl nl||3.7|
|10||Fulmer, Michael 3640||pi sp||det al||3.7||10||Syndergaard, Noah 3472||pi sp||nym nl||3.0|
|AL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Judge, Aaron 3767||rf||nyy al||5.0||1||Harper, Bryce 3011||rf||dc nl||4.0|
|2||Sano, Miguel 3527||3b||min al||4.0||2||Goldschmidt, Paul 2935||1b||ari nl||3.7|
|3||Gallo, Joey 3485||3b||tex al||4.0||3||Reynolds, Mark 2297||1b||col nl||3.5|
|4||Healy, Ryon 3685||1b 3b dh||oak al||3.5||4||Altherr, Aaron 3563||lf rf ph||phi nl||3.5|
|5||Morrison, Logan 2794||1b||tb al||3.2||5||Arenado, Nolan 3306||3b||col nl||3.0|
|6||Holliday, Matt 1836||dh 1b lf||nyy al||3.0||6||Bruce, Jay 2453||rf||nym nl||3.0|
|7||Gamel, Ben 3784||rf||sea al||3.0||7||Puig, Yasiel 3193||rf||lad nl||3.0|
|8||Mancini, Trey 3766||lf||bal al||2.7||8||Marte, Starling 3122||lf cf||pit nl||3.0|
|9||Davis, Khris 3242||lf||oak al||2.5||9||Votto, Joey 2366||1b||cin nl||2.5|
|10||Smoak, Justin 2731||1b||tor al||2.5||10||Suarez, Eugenio 3355||3b||cin nl||2.5|
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw rises to lead Box-Toppers weekly player rankings.
Meanwhile, Chris Sale of the Red Sox continues to lead American League pitchers, Aaron Judge of the Yankees continues to lead AL batters and Bryce Harper of the Nationals continues to lead NL batters.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2017 season as of May 11:
|1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||7.0|
|2||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||6.7|
|3||Santana, Ervin 2005||pi sp||min al||6.7|
|4||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||6.0|
|5||Vargas, Jason 2055||pi sp||kc al||6.0|
|6||Carrasco, Carlos 2885||pi sp||cle al||5.4|
|7||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||5.4|
|8||Triggs, Andrew 3723||pi sp||oak al||5.4|
|9||Kimbrel, Craig 2825||pi cp||bos al||5.0|
|10||Nova, Ivan 2796||pi sp||pit nl||5.0|
Kershaw has 7.0 Box-Toppers points, rising fromfourth place last week to lead all players. He passes previous leader, Sale (6.7 Box-Toppers points), who falls to second. Kershaw also now tops all National League pitchers, passing last week’s NL leader, Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer (6.0 points), who now ranks second among NL pitchers.
Sale leads AL pitchers with 6.7 Box-Toppers points, ranked second overall.
Judge leads AL batters with 5.0 points, falling from ninth to 12th among all players.
Harper leads NL batters with 4.0 points and ranks 18th among all players.
So far this season, 341 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 75 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points. There are 31 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. Three 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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