|AL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Severino, Luis 3567||pi sp||nyy al||9.7||1||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||7.7|
|2||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||hou al||7.0||2||Corbin, Patrick 3027||pi sp||ari nl||7.0|
|3||Morton, Charlie 2503||pi sp||hou al||6.4||3||Ryu, Hyun-Jin 3139||pi sp||lad nl||5.4|
|4||Berrios, Jose 3791||pi sp||min al||6.0||4||Gray, Jon 3634||pi sp||col nl||4.7|
|5||Manaea, Sean 3637||pi sp||oak al||5.7||5||Martinez, Carlos 3371||pi sp||stl nl||4.0|
|6||Verlander, Justin 2112||pi sp||hou al||4.7||6||Pivetta, Nick 3825||pi sp||phi nl||4.0|
|7||McCullers, Lance 3488||pi sp||hou al||4.7||7||Teheran, Julio 3176||pi sp||atl nl||4.0|
|8||Happ, J.A. 2536||pi sp||tor al||4.7||8||Ross, Tyson 2840||pi sp||sd nl||4.0|
|9||Kluber, Corey 3200||pi sp||cle al||4.0||9||Mahle, Tyler 3929||pi sp||cin nl||4.0|
|10||Snell, Blake 3688||pi sp||tb al||4.0||10||Darvish, Yu 3003||pi sp||chi nl||3.4|
|AL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Betts, Mookie 3404||rf||bos al||5.2||1||Hundley, Nick 2497||ca ph||sf nl||3.5|
|2||Davidson, Matt 3292||dh 1b||chi al||4.2||2||Harper, Bryce 3011||rf||dc nl||3.0|
|3||Mazara, Nomar 3614||rf||tex al||4.0||3||Shaw, Travis 3544||3b||mil nl||2.5|
|4||Solarte, Yangervis 3304||3b 2b 1b||tor al||3.7||4||Blackmon, Charlie 2891||cf||col nl||2.5|
|5||Ramirez, Hanley 2119||1b dh||bos al||3.5||5||Cain, Lorenzo 3171||cf||mil nl||2.5|
|6||Sano, Miguel 3527||3b||min al||3.0||6||Polanco, Gregory 3361||rf||pit nl||2.5|
|7||Upton, Justin 2411||lf||ana al||3.0||7||Schwarber, Kyle 3536||lf||chi nl||2.5|
|8||Martinez, J.D. 2922||lf||bos al||3.0||8||DeJong, Paul 3827||ss||stl nl||2.5|
|9||Gregorius, Didi 3184||ss||nyy al||3.0||9||Martinez, Jose 3830||1b||stl nl||2.5|
|10||Alvarez, Pedro 2817||dh 3b ph||bal al||2.7||10||Freeman, Freddie 2887||1b||atl nl||2.5|
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As Severino rises to lead rankings, Scherzer rises to lead NL pitchers
Yankees pitcher Luis Severino rises to lead Box-Toppers season player rankings.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2018 season through the games of May 3:
|1||Severino, Luis 3567||pi sp||nyy al||9.7|
|2||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||7.7|
|3||Corbin, Patrick 3027||pi sp||ari nl||7.0|
|4||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||hou al||7.0|
|5||Morton, Charlie 2503||pi sp||hou al||6.4|
|6||Berrios, Jose 3791||pi sp||min al||6.0|
|7||Manaea, Sean 3637||pi sp||oak al||5.7|
|8||Ryu, Hyun-Jin 3139||pi sp||lad nl||5.4|
|9||Betts, Mookie 3404||rf||bos al||5.2|
|10||Verlander, Justin 2112||pi sp||hou al||4.7|
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Meanwhile, Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer rises to lead National League pitchers, Mookie Betts of the Red Sox maintains his lead among American League batters and Nick Hundley of the Giants rises to lead NL batters.
Severino has 9.7 Box-Toppers points in 2018, picking up 3.0 points in the past week, and passes last week’s leader, Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin (7.0 points), who falls to third place. Severino passed Corbin on April 27 but was passed by Scherzer on May 1. However, Severino took the lead back the next day, May 2, when he earned Box-Toppers Player of the Day honors worth 2.0 points, giving him 9.7.
2018 lead changesHere 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.
|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|
|4/27||Luis Severinio||nyy al||7.7|
|5/1||Max Scherzer||dc nl||7.7|
|5/2||Luis Severinio||nyy al||9.7|
Severino has led Box-Toppers player rankings four different times in 2018 for a total of 12 days. Scherzer has led five different times for a total of 13 days. Just a little more than a month into the season, there have been 14 lead changes in Box-Toppers season player rankings, already as many as they were in all of 2017. Severino and Scherzer account for nine of the 14 lead changes this season.
Severino also leads AL pitchers ahead of second-place Gerrit Cole of the Astros (7.0 Box-Toppers points).
National League pitchers—Scherzer leads NL pitchers with 7.7 Box-Toppers points, picking up 1.0 point in the past week, moving ahead of last week’s NL pitching leader Corbin (7.0), now in second place.
American League batters—Betts leads AL batters with 5.2 Box-Toppers points, picking up 1.0 point in the past week. He ranks ninth among all players and is currently the only batter among the overall top 10 players. Betts leads second-place AL batter Matt Davidson of the White Sox (4.2).
National League batters—Hundley rises to lead NL batters with 3.5 points, picking up 2.5 points in the past week. He leads second-place NL batter Bryce Harper of the Nationals (3.0).
So far this season, 310 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 65 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points. There are 35 players who have made their Box-Toppers debut so far this season (including 14 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.