|AL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Severino, Luis 3567||pi sp||nyy al||10.7||1||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||11.4|
|2||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||hou al||10.0||2||Corbin, Patrick 3027||pi sp||ari nl||7.0|
|3||Morton, Charlie 2503||pi sp||hou al||8.4||3||Pivetta, Nick 3825||pi sp||phi nl||6.7|
|4||Berrios, Jose 3791||pi sp||min al||7.7||4||Teheran, Julio 3176||pi sp||atl nl||5.7|
|5||Happ, J.A. 2536||pi sp||tor al||6.7||5||Gray, Jon 3634||pi sp||col nl||5.7|
|6||Carrasco, Carlos 2885||pi sp||cle al||5.7||6||Ryu, Hyun-Jin 3139||pi sp||lad nl||5.4|
|7||Verlander, Justin 2112||pi sp||hou al||5.7||7||Ross, Tyson 2840||pi sp||sd nl||5.0|
|8||Manaea, Sean 3637||pi sp||oak al||5.7||8||Hader, Josh 3881||pi cp||mil nl||4.7|
|9||Paxton, James 3280||pi sp||sea al||5.0||9||Newcomb, Sean 3831||pi sp||atl nl||4.7|
|10||McCullers, Lance 3488||pi sp||hou al||4.7||10||Velasquez, Vince 3611||pi sp||phi nl||4.7|
|AL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Betts, Mookie 3404||rf||bos al||5.2||1||Freeman, Freddie 2887||1b||atl nl||5.0|
|2||Davidson, Matt 3292||dh 1b 3b||chi al||5.2||2||Suarez, Eugenio 3355||3b||cin nl||4.0|
|3||Mazara, Nomar 3614||rf||tex al||5.0||3||Shaw, Travis 3544||3b||mil nl||3.5|
|4||Martinez, J.D. 2922||lf||bos al||4.0||4||Hundley, Nick 2497||ca ph||sf nl||3.5|
|5||Solarte, Yangervis 3304||3b 2b 1b||tor al||3.7||5||Crawford, Brandon 2878||ss||sf nl||3.5|
|6||Ramirez, Hanley 2119||1b dh||bos al||3.5||6||Harper, Bryce 3011||rf||dc nl||3.0|
|7||Sano, Miguel 3527||3b||min al||3.0||7||Adams, Matt 3220||1b||dc nl||3.0|
|8||Upton, Justin 2411||lf||ana al||3.0||8||Pollock, A.J. 3142||cf||ari nl||3.0|
|9||Lindor, Francisco 3586||ss||cle al||3.0||9||Peralta, David 3370||lf||ari nl||3.0|
|10||Seager, Kyle 3031||3b||sea al||3.0||10||Blackmon, Charlie 2891||cf||col nl||2.5|
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Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2018 season through the games of May 17:
|1||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||11.4|
|2||Severino, Luis 3567||pi sp||nyy al||10.7|
|3||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||hou al||10.0|
|4||Morton, Charlie 2503||pi sp||hou al||8.4|
|5||Berrios, Jose 3791||pi sp||min al||7.7|
|6||Corbin, Patrick 3027||pi sp||ari nl||7.0|
|7||Pivetta, Nick 3825||pi sp||phi nl||6.7|
|8||Happ, J.A. 2536||pi sp||tor al||6.7|
|9||Carrasco, Carlos 2885||pi sp||cle al||5.7|
|10||Verlander, Justin 2112||pi sp||hou al||5.7|
About Box-Toppers’ team abbreviations
Meanwhile, Severino continues to lead American League pitchers for the fourth straight week, Mookie Betts of the Red Sox continues to lead AL batters for the fourth straight week and Freddie Freeman of the Braves rises to lead National League batters.
Scherzer has 11.4 Box-Toppers points to lead all players, picking up 2.0 points in the past week, rising from third place last week to pass last week’s leader Severino, who falls to second place. Scherzer also leads NL pitchers, ahead of second-place Patrick Corbin of the Diamondbacks, who ranks sixth overall with 7.0 Box-Toppers points.
American League pitchers—Severino has 10.7 Box-Toppers points, earning no points in the past week. While he still continues to lead AL pitchers—ahead of second-place Gerrit Cole of the Astros (10.0), he falls to second place overall.
American League batters—Betts of the Red Sox leads AL batters with 5.2 Box-Toppers points, picking up no points in the past week. He ranks 15th among all players. Betts leads second-place AL batter Matt Davidson of the White Sox (5.2). (Though both have 5.2 points, Betts ranks higher because he has more 2017 Box-Toppers points—6.0 vs. 3.0.)
National League batters—Freddie Freeman of the Braves rises from second place among NL batters last week to first this week with 5.0 Box-Toppers points, picking up 1.0 point in the past week. Freeman ranks 19th among all players. He passes last week’s leader Eugenio Suarez of the Reds (4.0), who falls to second among NL batters.
So far this season (through the games of May 17), 373 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 114 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points. There are 40 players who have made their Box-Toppers debut so far this season (including two in the past week) 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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Tracking who most helps their teams win the most games, based on box score stats. A method to measure & compare baseball's top players.
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. Players earn Box-Toppers points 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.