Dbacks’ Patrick Corbin tops players for Sunday, April 22, rises to 1st in player rankings

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Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to first place in 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 22:  
 

Player Pos Team BTP
1 Corbin, Patrick 3027 pi sp ari nl 7.0
2 Scherzer, Max 2588 pi sp dc nl 6.7
3 Severino, Luis 3567 pi sp nyy al 6.7
4 Berrios, Jose 3791 pi sp min al 6.0
5 Cole, Gerrit 3232 pi sp hou al 6.0
6 Ryu, Hyun-Jin 3139 pi sp lad nl 5.4
7 Manaea, Sean 3637 pi sp oak al 4.7
8 Morton, Charlie 2503 pi sp hou al 4.4
9 Pivetta, Nick 3825 pi sp phi nl 4.0
10 Richards, Garrett 3042 pi sp ana al 3.7
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Corbin struck out 11 over six innings, allowing two runs, two hits and one walk, in the 4-2 win over the Padres.

Corbin earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 7.0 for the season, rising from sixth to first place in season player rankings, passing previous leader, Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer (6.7).

American League Player of the Day—Yankees pitcher Luis Severino struck out six over seven innings, allowing one run, three hits and two walks, in the 5-1 win over the Blue Jays.

Severino earns 1.7 Box-Toppers points for being AL Player of the Day, giving him 6.7 for the season. He rises from fifth to second place in Box-Toppers season player rankings, trailing only Player of the Day Corbin (7.0). Severino rises past Twins pitcher Jose Berrios (6.0 points) to take the Box-Toppers points lead among AL pitchers.

2018 lead changes

Here are the season’s lead changes among players in Box-Toppers points. Chart shows the date and the player’s Box-Toppers point (BTP) total when they took the lead.  
 
Date Leader Team BTP
3/29 Luis Severino nyy al 2.0
3/30 Max Scherzer dc nl 2.0
4/02 Paul DeJong stl nl 2.5
4/04 Luis Severino nyy al 3.0
4/09 Max Scherzer dc nl 3.7
4/12 Jose Berrios min al 4.0
4/13 Gerrit Cole hou al 5.0
4/14 Max Scherzer dc nl 5.7
4/18 Jose Berrios min al 6.0
4/20 Max Scherzer dc nl 6.7
4/22 Patrick Corbin ari nl 7.0
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American League Batter of the Day—Jose Ramirez of the Indians homered twice and went 2-for-4, scoring twice and driving in three runs, in the 7-3 win over the Orioles.

National League Batter of the Day—Tommy La Stella of the Cubs went 2-for-3, scoring twice and driving in one run, in the 9-7 win over the Rockies.

Rankings—Phillies pitcher Nick Pivetta rises to ninth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors Sunday.

Pivetta (6.1IP 5H 2R 2BB 7K ND in the 3-2, 11-inning win over the Pirates) earns 1.0 Box-Toppers point, giving him 4.0 for the season. He ranks fourth among NL pitchers.

Notable—Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto now has 103.8 career Box-Toppers points after earning Player of the Game honors Sunday.

Cueto (6IP 2H 0R 2BB 7K W in the 4-2 win over the Angels) ranks 70th among all players in Box-Toppers points since 1995, when Box-Toppers tracking began. He trails 69th-ranked Jamie Moyer (104.0).

Scoring—Corbin earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and Severino earns 1.7 points for being AL Player of the Day. Ramirez and La Stella each earn 1.5 points for being their league’s Batter of the Day. All of Sunday’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 game

Listed from highest to lowest Box-Toppers game score (BTG)
 
4/22 Score Game Player AB R H BI IP H R ER BB K
MLB 10.0 ARI 4, SD 2 Patrick Corbin (W, 4‑0) 6.0 2 2 2 1 11
9.0 SF 4, LAA 2 Johnny Cueto (W, 2‑0) 6.0 2 0 0 2 7
AL 6.0 NYY 5, TOR 1 Luis Severino (W, 4‑1) 7.0 3 1 1 2 6
4.2 OAK 4, BOS 1 Blake Treinen (W, 1‑1) 1.2 0 0 0 0 3
4.0 STL 9, CIN 2 Miles Mikolas (W, 2‑0) 7.0 5 2 1 1 6
4.0 TB 8, MIN 6 Alex Colome (W, 2‑2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3
BAT 3.0 CLE 7, BAL 3 Jose Ramirez (3B) 4 2 2 3
3.0 KC 8, DET 5 Abraham Almonte (CF) 3 1 1 4
3.0 TEX 7, SEA 4 Joey Gallo (1B) 2 2 1 2
2.1 `PHI 3, PIT 2 (F/11) Nick Pivetta 6.1 5 2 2 2 7
BAT 2.0 CHC 9, COL 7 Tommy La Stella (2B) 3 2 2 1
2.0 HOU 7, CHW 1 Carlos Correa (SS) 2 1 2 1
1.0 LAD 4, WSH 3 Yasmani Grandal (C) 3 1 1 2
1.0 MIL 4, MIA 2 Junior Guerra (W, 2‑0) 5.0 5 1 1 1 4
MLB—Overall Box-Toppers Player of the Day, worth 2.0 total Box-Toppers points.
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 players

Here 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 (’18). also shown are each players’ Box-Toppers point total for this season and last (’17-18), the period 2013-2018 (’13-18) and each players’ career point total. also shown is how their 2018 Box-Toppers point total compares with their 2017 total (+/-).
 
Player of Game Pos Team ’18 ’17‑18 ’13‑18 Career +/‑
Corbin, Patrick 3027 pi sp ari nl 7.0 16.7 43.2 49.2 -2.7
Severino, Luis 3567 pi sp nyy al 6.7 27.8 32.8 32.8 -14.4
Pivetta, Nick 3825 pi sp phi nl 4.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 -4.0
La Stella, Tommy 3367 2b ph chi nl 2.5 2.5 6.5 6.5 2.5
Cueto, Johnny 2400 pi sp sf nl 2.0 4.0 59.6 103.8 0.0
Treinen, Blake 3495 pi cp oak al 2.0 3.0 4.0 4.0 1.0
Ramirez, Jose 3436 3b cle al 1.5 11.5 16.5 16.5 -8.5
Correa, Carlos 3506 ss hou al 1.0 8.0 22.9 22.9 -6.0
Gallo, Joey 3485 1b 3b tex al 1.0 7.5 9.0 9.0 -5.5
Colome, Alex 3189 pi cp tb al 1.0 7.0 24.7 24.7 -5.0
Grandal, Yasmani 3058 ca lad nl 1.0 2.5 16.7 19.7 -0.5
Almonte, Abraham 3554 cf kc al 1.0 2.0 5.5 5.5 0.0
Guerra, Javy 2925 pi sp fla nl 1.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 0.0
Mikolas, Miles 3034 pi sp stl nl 1.0 1.0 2.7 3.7 1.0
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