|AL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Santana, Ervin 2005||pi sp||min al||9.4||1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||10.7|
|2||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||8.4||2||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||6.7|
|3||McCullers, Lance 3488||pi sp||hou al||6.0||3||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||6.0|
|4||Vargas, Jason 2055||pi sp||kc al||6.0||4||Wood, Alex 3246||pi sp||lad nl||6.0|
|5||Carrasco, Carlos 2885||pi sp||cle al||5.4||5||Holland, Greg 2906||pi cp||col nl||6.0|
|6||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||5.4||6||Nova, Ivan 2796||pi sp||pit nl||5.0|
|7||Triggs, Andrew 3723||pi sp||oak al||5.4||7||Ray, Robbie 3502||pi sp||ari nl||5.0|
|8||Darvish, Yu 3003||pi sp||tex al||5.0||8||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||4.5|
|9||Kimbrel, Craig 2825||pi cp||bos al||5.0||9||Strasburg, Stephen 2736||pi sp||dc nl||4.4|
|10||Rodriguez, Eduardo 3480||pi sp||bos al||4.7||10||Chatwood, Tyler 2856||pi sp||col nl||4.4|
|AL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Sano, Miguel 3527||3b||min al||5.5||1||Harper, Bryce 3011||rf||dc nl||6.0|
|2||Judge, Aaron 3767||rf||nyy al||5.0||2||Shaw, Travis 3544||3b||mil nl||4.5|
|3||Garcia, Avisail 3256||rf||chi al||4.0||3||Altherr, Aaron 3563||lf rf cf ph||phi nl||4.5|
|4||Gallo, Joey 3485||3b||tex al||4.0||4||Conforto, Michael 3622||cf lf||nym nl||4.0|
|5||Healy, Ryon 3685||1b 3b dh||oak al||3.5||5||Goldschmidt, Paul 2935||1b||ari nl||3.7|
|6||Morrison, Logan 2794||1b||tb al||3.2||6||Kemp, Matt 2151||lf||atl nl||3.5|
|7||Castro, Starlin 2767||2b||nyy al||3.0||7||Rendon, Anthony 3258||3b||dc nl||3.5|
|8||Holliday, Matt 1836||dh 1b lf||nyy al||3.0||8||Reynolds, Mark 2297||1b||col nl||3.5|
|9||Goins, Ryan 3478||ss||tor al||3.0||9||Frazier, Adam 3771||lf cf||pit nl||3.5|
|10||Gomes, Yan 3177||ca||cle al||3.0||10||Baez, Javier 3395||2b 3b||chi nl||3.2|
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw remains atop Box-Toppers weekly player rankings for the third straight week.
Meanwhile, the Box-Toppers points leaders among American League batters and pitchers both changed since last week:
Ervin Santana of the Twins passed Chris Sale of the White Sox to lead among AL pitchers.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2017 season as of May 25:
|1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||10.7|
|2||Santana, Ervin 2005||pi sp||min al||9.4|
|3||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||8.4|
|4||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||6.7|
|5||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||6.0|
|6||McCullers, Lance 3488||pi sp||hou al||6.0|
|7||Harper, Bryce 3011||rf||dc nl||6.0|
|8||Wood, Alex 3246||pi sp||lad nl||6.0|
|9||Vargas, Jason 2055||pi sp||kc al||6.0|
|10||Holland, Greg 2906||pi cp||col nl||6.0|
Miguel Sano of the Twins passed Aaron Judge of the Yankees to lead among AL batters.
Kershaw has 10.7 Box-Toppers points, picking up 2.0 points from last week. He leads second place player, Twins pitcher Ervin Santana (9.4 Box-Toppers points). Kershaw also leads National League pitchers, ahead of second-place Zack Greinke of the Diamondbacks (6.7 Box-Toppers points).
American League pitchers—Santana (9.4 points) passes Chris Sale of the Red Sox (8.4) to lead AL pitchers. Santana ranks second among all players.
National League batters—Bryce Harper of the Nationals remains the leader among NL batters with 6.0 Box-Toppers points, ahead of second-place player Travis Shaw of the Brewers (4.5). Harper ranks seventh among all players and is the only batter in Box-Toppers overall top 10 player rankings.
American League batters—Miguel Sano of the Twins (5.5 Box-Toppers points) passes previous leader Aaron Judge of the Yankees (5.0), who now ranks second. Sano ranks 11th among all players.
So far this season, 423 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 120 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points. There are 51 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. Six 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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