Twins' Jose Berrios maintains top spot in Box-Toppers weekly player rankings

Here are the top 10 players by category (AL & NL pitching & batting) in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2018 season through the games of April 19.
 

AL PITCHERS POS TEAM BTP NL PITCHERS POS TEAM BTP
1 Berrios, Jose 3791 pi sp min al 6.0 1 Scherzer, Max 2588 pi sp dc nl 5.7
2 Cole, Gerrit 3232 pi sp hou al 6.0 2 Corbin, Patrick 3027 pi sp ari nl 5.0
3 Severino, Luis 3567 pi sp nyy al 5.0 3 Ryu, Hyun-Jin 3139 pi sp lad nl 3.7
4 Morton, Charlie 2503 pi sp hou al 4.4 4 Stratton, Chris 3883 pi sp sf nl 3.4
5 Kluber, Corey 3200 pi sp cle al 3.0 5 Kershaw, Clayton 2494 pi sp lad nl 3.0
6 Carrasco, Carlos 2885 pi sp cle al 2.7 6 Pivetta, Nick 3825 pi sp phi nl 3.0
7 McCullers, Lance 3488 pi sp hou al 2.7 7 Taillon, Jameson 3658 pi sp pit nl 2.7
8 Manaea, Sean 3637 pi sp oak al 2.7 8 Godley, Zack 3538 pi sp ari nl 2.0
9 Price, David 2593 pi sp bos al 2.7 9 Lester, Jon 2173 pi sp chi nl 2.0
10 Richards, Garrett 3042 pi sp ana al 2.7 10 Maeda, Kenta 3609 pi sp lad nl 2.0
AL BATTERS POS TEAM BTP NL BATTERS POS TEAM BTP
1 Ramirez, Hanley 2119 1b dh bos al 3.5 1 Harper, Bryce 3011 rf dc nl 3.0
2 Betts, Mookie 3404 rf bos al 3.2 2 Blackmon, Charlie 2891 cf col nl 2.5
3 Sano, Miguel 3527 3b min al 3.0 3 Polanco, Gregory 3361 rf pit nl 2.5
4 Bogaerts, Xander 3383 ss bos al 2.5 4 DeJong, Paul 3827 ss stl nl 2.5
5 Martinez, Victor 1695 dh det al 2.5 5 Martinez, Jose 3830 1b stl nl 2.5
6 Upton, Justin 2411 lf ana al 2.0 6 Freeman, Freddie 2887 1b atl nl 2.5
7 Gregorius, Didi 3184 ss nyy al 2.0 7 McCutchen, Andrew 2637 cf rf sf nl 2.0
8 Diaz, Aledmys 3612 ss tor al 2.0 8 Yelich, Christian 3334 lf rf mil nl 2.0
9 Alvarez, Pedro 2817 dh ph bal al 1.7 9 Villanueva, Christian 3930 3b sd nl 1.7
10 Alonso, Yonder 2945 1b cle al 1.5 10 Bruce, Jay 2453 rf nym nl 1.5
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Twins pitcher Jose Berrios maintains his lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings.

Top 10 players

Here are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2018 season through the games of April 18:  
 

Player Pos Team BTP
1 Berrios, Jose 3791 pi sp min al 6.0
2 Cole, Gerrit 3232 pi sp hou al 6.0
3 Scherzer, Max 2588 pi sp dc nl 5.7
4 Severino, Luis 3567 pi sp nyy al 5.0
5 Corbin, Patrick 3027 pi sp ari nl 5.0
6 Morton, Charlie 2503 pi sp hou al 4.4
7 Ryu, Hyun-Jin 3139 pi sp lad nl 3.7
8 Ramirez, Hanley 2119 1b dh bos al 3.5
9 Stratton, Chris 3883 pi sp sf nl 3.4
10 Betts, Mookie 3404 rf bos al 3.2
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Berrios was the leader in last week’s player rankings and while he lost the lead briefly during the past week, he regained it with his last start on April 18.

Meanwhile, Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer leads National League players and ranked third overall.

Berrios has 6.0 Box-Toppers points so far in 2018.

Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole ranks second with 6.0 Box-Toppers points. While he has the same point total as overall leader Berrios, Cole ranks lower because he has fewer 2017 Box-Toppers points than Berrios (7.0 vs. 9.0).

Scherzer leads NL players with 5.7 Box-Toppers points. 

Hanley Ramirez of the Red Sox leads American League batters with 3.5 Box-Toppers points. Bryce Harper of the Nationals leads NL batters with 3.0 points.

So far this season, 212 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 28 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points. There are 15 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.

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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