|6/1||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||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||10.0|
|3||Carrasco, Carlos 2885||pi sp||cle al||6.4||3||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||7.7|
|4||Keuchel, Dallas 3050||pi sp||hou al||6.4||4||Ray, Robbie 3502||pi sp||ari nl||7.0|
|5||McCullers, Lance 3488||pi sp||hou al||6.0||5||Wood, Alex 3246||pi sp||lad nl||7.0|
|6||Vargas, Jason 2055||pi sp||kc al||6.0||6||Strasburg, Stephen 2736||pi sp||dc nl||6.4|
|7||Rodriguez, Eduardo 3480||pi sp||bos al||5.7||7||Holland, Greg 2906||pi cp||col nl||6.0|
|8||Severino, Luis 3567||pi sp||nyy al||5.7||8||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||5.5|
|9||Triggs, Andrew 3723||pi sp||oak al||5.4||9||Nova, Ivan 2796||pi sp||pit nl||5.0|
|10||Darvish, Yu 3003||pi sp||tex al||5.0||10||Chatwood, Tyler 2856||pi sp||col nl||4.4|
|AL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Judge, Aaron 3767||rf||nyy al||6.5||1||Harper, Bryce 3011||rf||dc nl||6.0|
|2||Sano, Miguel 3527||3b||min al||5.5||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||Goins, Ryan 3478||ss||tor al||4.0||4||Bruce, Jay 2453||rf||nym nl||4.0|
|5||Gallo, Joey 3485||3b||tex al||4.0||5||Conforto, Michael 3622||cf lf||nym nl||4.0|
|6||Andrus, Elvis 2582||ss||tex al||3.5||6||Parra, Gerardo 2746||rf lf||col nl||4.0|
|7||Smoak, Justin 2731||1b||tor al||3.5||7||Goldschmidt, Paul 2935||1b||ari nl||3.7|
|8||Healy, Ryon 3685||1b 3b dh||oak al||3.5||8||Kemp, Matt 2151||lf||atl nl||3.5|
|9||Morrison, Logan 2794||1b||tb al||3.2||9||Duvall, Adam 3573||lf||cin nl||3.5|
|10||Castro, Starlin 2767||2b||nyy al||3.0||10||Rendon, Anthony 3258||3b||dc nl||3.5|
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw remains atop Box-Toppers weekly player rankings for the fourth straight week.
Meanwhile, the Box-Toppers points leader among American League batters changed since last week as Aaron Judge of the Yankees has retaken the lead from Miguel Sano of the Twins.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2017 season as of June 1:
|1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||10.7|
|2||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||10.0|
|3||Santana, Ervin 2005||pi sp||min al||9.4|
|4||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||8.4|
|5||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||7.7|
|6||Ray, Robbie 3502||pi sp||ari nl||7.0|
|7||Wood, Alex 3246||pi sp||lad nl||7.0|
|8||Judge, Aaron 3767||rf||nyy al||6.5|
|9||Strasburg, Stephen 2736||pi sp||dc nl||6.4|
|10||Carrasco, Carlos 2885||pi sp||cle al||6.4|
Kershaw has 10.7 Box-Toppers points, his same total as last week. He leads second-place player, Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer (10.0 Box-Toppers points). Kershaw also leads Scherzer among National League pitchers.
Here are the leaders in other key categories:
American League batters—Aaron Judge of the Yankees (6.5 Box-Toppers points) regains the lead from last week’s leader, Miguel Sano of the Twins, who is now second with 5.5 points. Judge ranks eighth among all players, the only batter among Box-Toppers overall top 10 players.
American League pitchers—Ervin Santana of the Twins remains in first place with 9.4 Box-Toppers points, his same total as last week. Second-place player is Chris Sale of the Red Sox (8.4). Santana ranks third among all players.
National League batters—Bryce Harper of the Nationals remains the leader among NL batters with 6.0 Box-Toppers points (his same total as last week), ahead of second-place player Travis Shaw of the Brewers (4.5). Harper ranks 13th among all players.
So far this season, 447 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 151 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points. There are 55 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. Four 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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