Corey Seager of the Dodgers is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2017 season as of June 20:
|1||Kershaw, Clayton 2494||pi sp||lad nl||14.4|
|2||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||13.0|
|3||Santana, Ervin 2005||pi sp||min al||11.4|
|4||Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||10.1|
|5||Ray, Robbie 3502||pi sp||ari nl||10.0|
|6||Judge, Aaron 3767||rf||nyy al||8.2|
|7||Wood, Alex 3246||pi sp||lad nl||8.0|
|8||Vargas, Jason 2055||pi sp||kc al||8.0|
|9||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||7.7|
|10||Kimbrel, Craig 2825||pi cp||bos al||7.7|
Also Tuesday, Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors, becoming the fifth player this season with 10 or more Box-Toppers points.
Player of the Day—Seager homered three times and doubled in the 12-0 win over the Mets. Seager also went 4-for-5 and drove in six runs.
American League Player of the Day—Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale struck out 10 over 8 1/3 innings, allowing three runs, four hits and one walk, in the 8-3 win over the Royals.
Sale earns 1.7 Box-Toppers points for being AL Player of the Day, giving him 10.1 for the season, rising from fifth to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings. He ranks second among AL pitchers, behind Ervin Santana of the Twins (11.4).
Sale is the fifth player this season with 10 or more Box-Toppers points. It is also the sixth straight season in which Sale has earned 10 or more points.
American League Batter of the Day—Manny Machado of the Orioles homered twice, doubled and went 4-for-4, scoring three times and driving in four runs, in the 6-5 win over the Indians.
National League Batter of the Day—There is no separate NL Batter of the Day for Tuesday because the overall Player of the Day is NL batter Corey Seager.
Scoring—Seager earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and Sale earns 1.7 points for being AL Player of the Day. Machado earns 1.5 points for being AL Batter of the Day. All of Tuesday’s other Players of the Game (listed in the chart below) earn 1.0 Box-Toppers point.
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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Top player from each gameListed from highest to lowest Box-Toppers game score
|6/20||Score||Game||Player of the Game||AB||R||H||BI||IP||H||R||ER||BB||K|
|MLB||8.0||LAD 12, NYM 0||Corey Seager, SS||5||3||4||6||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|AL||7.1||BOS 8, KC 3||Chris Sale (W,9-3)||-||-||-||-||8.1||4||3||3||1||10|
|BAT||7.0||BAL 6, CLE 5||Manny Machado, 3B||4||3||4||4||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|5.0||PIT 7, MIL 3||Andrew McCutchen, CF||3||2||3||3||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|5.0||CHC 4, SD 0||Mike Montgomery (W,1-3)||-||-||-||-||6.0||3||0||0||2||4|
|4.0||`STL 8, PHI 1 (F/11)||Mike Leake||-||-||-||-||6.0||3||1||1||2||5|
|3.0||MIN 9, CHW 7||Miguel Sano, 3B||4||2||2||3||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3.0||WSH 12, MIA 3||Daniel Murphy, 2B||3||2||2||2||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||LAA 8, NYY 3||Cameron Maybin, CF||5||2||3||2||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||TB 6, CIN 5||Corey Dickerson, LF||4||2||2||2||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2.0||HOU 8, OAK 4||Alex Bregman, 3B||3||1||2||2||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.1||TEX 6, TOR 1||Nick Martinez (W,2-3)||-||-||-||-||6.1||2||1||1||3||2|
|1.0||SEA 5, DET 4 (F/10)||Ben Gamel, LF||5||2||3||1||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||SF 6, ATL 3||Austin Slater, LF||4||1||1||3||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1.0||COL 4, ARI 3||Greg Holland (S,25)||-||-||-||-||1.0||0||0||0||1||1|
AL—Overall American League Player of the Day, worth 1.7 total Box-Toppers points.
NL—Overall National League Player of the Day, worth 1.7 total Box-Toppers points.
BAT—Top AL or NL Batter of the Day, worth 1.5 total Box-Toppers points.
All other players listed here earn Player of the Game honors, worth 1.0 Box-Toppers point.
` Pitcher had a no-decision in the game and did not pick up a win or a save.
Box-Toppers point totals of the day’s top playersHere are Box-Toppers point totals of each of the Players of the Game. Players are ranked by their Box-Toppers point total for the current season (’17). Also shown are each players’ Box-Toppers point total for this season and last (’16-17), the period 2012-2017 (’12-17) and each players’ career point total. Also shown is how their 2017 Box-Toppers point total compares with their 2016 total (+/-).
|Player of the Game||Pos||Team||’17||’16-17||’12-17||Career||+/-|
|Sale, Chris 2806||pi sp||bos al||10.1||23.5||91.5||96.5||-3.3|
|Sano, Miguel 3527||3b||min al||7.5||10.5||16.5||16.5||4.5|
|Holland, Greg 2906||pi cp||col nl||7.0||7.0||37.0||40.0||7.0|
|McCutchen, Andrew 2637||cf||pit nl||4.0||11.0||42.5||57.9||-3.0|
|Leake, Mike 2709||pi sp||stl nl||4.0||9.0||39.4||48.6||-1.0|
|Seager, Corey 3587||ss||lad nl||4.0||8.0||9.5||9.5||0.0|
|Maybin, Cameron 2672||lf cf||ana al||4.0||7.0||12.5||19.5||1.0|
|Gamel, Ben 3784||rf lf||sea al||4.0||4.0||4.0||4.0||4.0|
|Murphy, Daniel 2589||2b||dc nl||3.0||10.5||31.5||35.5||-4.5|
|Martinez, Nick 3430||pi sp||tex al||3.0||3.0||6.7||6.7||3.0|
|Machado, Manny 3087||3b ss||bal al||2.5||15.2||26.2||26.2||-10.2|
|Montgomery, Mike 3513||pi cp sp||chi nl||2.0||7.0||11.0||11.0||-3.0|
|Dickerson, Corey 3222||dh lf||tb al||2.0||6.5||18.5||18.5||-2.5|
|Bregman, Alex 3721||3b||hou al||2.0||4.0||4.0||4.0||0.0|
|Slater, Austin 3818||lf||sf nl||2.0||2.0||2.0||2.0||2.0|