|AL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Santana, Ervin 2005||pi sp||min al||11.4||1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||14.4|
|2||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||8.4||2||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||12.0|
|3||Vargas, Jason 2055||pi sp||kc al||8.0||3||Ray, Robbie 3502||pi sp||ari nl||10.0|
|4||McCullers, Lance 3488||pi sp||hou al||7.7||4||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||7.7|
|5||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||7.4||5||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||7.5|
|6||Kimbrel, Craig 2825||pi cp||bos al||6.7||6||Strasburg, Stephen 2736||pi sp||dc nl||7.4|
|7||Severino, Luis 3567||pi sp||nyy al||6.7||7||Wood, Alex 3246||pi sp||lad nl||7.0|
|8||Carrasco, Carlos 2885||pi sp||cle al||6.4||8||Chatwood, Tyler 2856||pi sp||col nl||6.4|
|9||Darvish, Yu 3003||pi sp||tex al||6.0||9||Samardzija, Jeff 2495||pi sp||sf nl||6.0|
|10||Rodriguez, Eduardo 3480||pi sp||bos al||5.7||10||Nova, Ivan 2796||pi sp||pit nl||6.0|
|AL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Judge, Aaron 3767||rf||nyy al||8.2||1||Bruce, Jay 2453||rf||nym nl||6.0|
|2||Sano, Miguel 3527||3b||min al||6.5||2||Harper, Bryce 3011||rf||dc nl||6.0|
|3||Healy, Ryon 3685||1b dh 3b||oak al||6.2||3||Altherr, Aaron 3563||lf rf cf||phi nl||6.0|
|4||Smoak, Justin 2731||1b||tor al||5.5||4||Adams, Matt 3220||1b||atl nl||5.0|
|5||Mancini, Trey 3766||lf 1b ph||bal al||5.2||5||Shaw, Travis 3544||3b||mil nl||4.5|
|6||Encarnacion, Edwin 2098||dh||cle al||4.7||6||Rendon, Anthony 3258||3b||dc nl||4.5|
|7||Garcia, Avisail 3256||rf||chi al||4.0||7||Posey, Buster 2745||ca 1b||sf nl||4.5|
|8||Goins, Ryan 3478||ss||tor al||4.0||8||Inciarte, Ender 3360||cf||atl nl||4.5|
|9||Gallo, Joey 3485||3b||tex al||4.0||9||Zimmerman, Ryan 2180||1b||dc nl||4.5|
|10||Rosario, Eddie 3542||lf||min al||3.7||10||Conforto, Michael 3622||cf lf||nym nl||4.0|
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw remains atop Box-Toppers weekly player rankings for the sixth straight week.
Meanwhile, the Box-Toppers points leader among batters in both leagues changed since last week:
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2017 season as of June 15:
|1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||14.4|
|2||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||12.0|
|3||Santana, Ervin 2005||pi sp||min al||11.4|
|4||Ray, Robbie 3502||pi sp||ari nl||10.0|
|5||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||8.4|
|6||Judge, Aaron 3767||rf||nyy al||8.2|
|7||Vargas, Jason 2055||pi sp||kc al||8.0|
|8||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||7.7|
|9||McCullers, Lance 3488||pi sp||hou al||7.7|
|10||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||7.5|
In the American League, Aaron Judge of the Yankees has retaken the lead from Miguel Sano of the Twins.
In the National League, Jay Bruce of the Mets has taken the lead from Bryce Harper of the Nationals.
Kershaw has 14.4 Box-Toppers points, earning none since last week. He leads second-place player, Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer (12.0 Box-Toppers points). Kershaw also leads Scherzer among National League pitchers.
Here are the leaders in other key categories:
American League pitchers—Ervin Santana of the Twins remains in first place with 11.4 Box-Toppers points, earning 2.0 points in the past week. Second-place player is Chris Sale of the Red Sox (8.4). Santana ranks third among all players.
American League batters—Aaron Judge of the Yankees (8.2 Box-Toppers points) regains the lead from last week’s leader, Miguel Sano of the Twins. Judge ranks sixth among all players, the only batter among Box-Toppers’ top 10 players.
National League batters—Jay Bruce of the Mets displaces Bryce Harper of the Nationals to lead NL batters. Though both have 6.0 Box-Toppers points on the season, Bruce leads on a tiebreaker because he had more 2016 Box-Toppers points (8.5 vs. 3.0). Bruce ranks 22nd among all players. Harper had led NL batters in Box-Toppers points the previous eight weeks.
So far this season, 504 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 190 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points. There are 69 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. Eight 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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