Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to sixth place in season player rankings.
Glasnow struck out 11 over six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk, in the 9-1 win over the White Sox.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2019 season through the games of April 10.
|1||Bellinger, Cody 3781||rf||lad nl||5.2|
|2||Snell, Blake 3688||pi sp||tb al||4.0|
|3||Clevinger, Mike 3707||pi sp||cle al||4.0|
|4||Hader, Josh 3881||pi cp||mil nl||4.0|
|5||Bauer, Trevor 3065||pi sp||cle al||3.7|
|6||Glasnow, Tyler 3948||pi sp mr||tb al||3.7|
|7||Shoemaker, Matt 3290||pi sp||tor al||3.7|
|8||Beckham, Tim 3452||ss dh||sea al||3.5|
|9||Castillo, Luis 3840||pi sp||cin nl||3.0|
|10||deGrom, Jacob 3343||pi sp||nym nl||2.7|
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Glasnow earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 3.7 for the season, sixth among all players and fourth among American League pitchers.
National League Player of the Day—Pirates pitcher Jordan Lyles struck out 10 over six innings, allowing one run, three hits and one walk, in the 5-2 win over the Cubs.
American League Batter of the Day—Matt Chapman of the Athletics hit two doubles and went 3-for-4, scoring three times and driving in three runs, in the 10-3 win over the Orioles.
National League Batter of the Day—Michael Conforto of the Mets went 1-for-3, driving in three runs, in the 9-6 win over the Twins.
Streak—Nationals pitcher Jeremy Hellickson has now earned Box-Toppers points in 10 consecutive seasons after earning his first Player of the Game honor of the season Wednesday.
Hellickson (6IP 3H 0R 4BB 6K W in the 15-1 win over the Phillies) earned his first Box-Toppers points in 2010 with the Rays and has 55.2 career points, 24th among active NL pitchers. His best season was 2016 with the Phillies when he had 13.1 Box-Toppers points, 11th among NL pitchers. In 2018, he had 5.4 points with the Nationals.
Debut—Padres pitcher Nick Margevicius made his Box-Toppers debut Wednesday with his first career Player of the Game honor.
Margevicius (6IP 5H R 0BB 6K W in the 3-1 win over the Giants) made his Major League debut March 30 and was playing in his third career game.
Scoring—Glasnow earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and Lyles earns 1.7 points for being NL Player of the Day. Chapman and Conforto each earn 1.5 points for being their league’s Batter of the Day. All of Wednesday’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 (BTG)
|MLB||+14.0||TB 9, CHW 1||Tyler Glasnow (W, 3‑0)||‑||‑||‑||‑||6.0||2||0||0||1||11|
|NL||+10.0||PIT 5, CHC 2||Jordan Lyles (W, 1‑0)||‑||‑||‑||‑||6.0||3||1||1||1||10|
|+9.0||STL 7, LAD 2||Jack Flaherty (W, 1‑0)||‑||‑||‑||‑||6.0||3||1||1||0||8|
|+7.0||TEX 5, ARI 2||Lance Lynn (W, 1‑1)||‑||‑||‑||‑||6.0||4||1||1||2||9|
|+6.0||HOU 8, NYY 6||Collin McHugh (W, 2‑1)||‑||‑||‑||‑||6.0||4||2||2||1||9|
|BAT||+5.0||OAK 10, BAL 3||Matt Chapman 3B||4||3||3||3||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|+5.0||WSH 15, PHI 1||Jeremy Hellickson (W, 1‑0)||‑||‑||‑||‑||6.0||3||0||0||4||6|
|+5.0||SD 3, SF 1||Nick Margevicius (W, 1‑1)||‑||‑||‑||‑||6.0||5||1||1||0||6|
|+4.0||DET 4, CLE 1||Matthew Boyd (W, 1‑1)||‑||‑||‑||‑||6.0||4||1||1||2||6|
|+4.0||CIN 2, MIA 1||Raisel Iglesias (S, 1)||‑||‑||‑||‑||1.0||0||0||0||0||3|
|+1.2||SEA 6, KC 5||Anthony Swarzak (W, 1‑0)||‑||‑||‑||‑||0.2||0||0||0||1||2|
|BAT||+1.0||NYM 9, MIN 6||Michael Conforto RF||3||0||1||3||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|+1.0||LAA 4, MIL 2||Hansel Robles (S, 1)||‑||‑||‑||‑||1.0||0||0||0||0||0|
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 Player of the Game winners. Players are ranked by their Box-Toppers point total for the current season (’19). Also shown are each players’ Box-Toppers point total for this season and last (’18-19), the period 2013-2018 (’14-19) and each players’ career point total. Also shown is how their 2019 Box-Toppers point total compares with their 2018 total (+/-).
|Player of the Game||Pos||Team||’19||’18‑19||’14‑19||Career||+/‑|
|Glasnow, Tyler 3948||pi sp mr||tb al||3.7||9.7||9.7||9.7||-2.3|
|Boyd, Matthew 3550||pi sp||det al||2.0||11.7||21.8||21.8||-7.7|
|McHugh, Collin 3316||pi sp mr cp||hou al||2.0||5.0||40.9||40.9||-1.0|
|Robles, Hansel 3580||pi mr cp||ana al||2.0||2.0||6.7||6.7||+2.0|
|Lyles, Jordan 3100||pi sp||pit nl||1.7||5.7||7.7||13.4||-2.3|
|Conforto, Michael 3622||rf||nym nl||1.5||8.0||19.0||19.0||-5.0|
|Chapman, Matt 3849||3b||oak al||1.5||6.0||8.5||8.5||-3.0|
|Flaherty, Jack 3971||pi sp||stl nl||1.0||14.1||14.1||14.1||-12.1|
|Hellickson, Jeremy 2778||pi sp||dc nl||1.0||6.4||29.5||55.2||-4.4|
|Lynn, Lance 2992||pi sp||tex al||1.0||4.0||34.8||68.6||-2.0|
|Iglesias, Raisel 3467||pi cp||cin nl||1.0||4.0||15.7||15.7||-2.0|
|Swarzak, Anthony 2603||pi mr cp||sea al||1.0||3.0||8.0||14.7||-1.0|
|Margevicius, Nick 4102||pi sp||sd nl||1.0||1.0||1.0||1.0||+1.0|
About Box-Toppers’ team abbreviations
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.