Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger leads players in Box-Toppers 1st weekly player rankings report

Here are the top 10 players by category (AL & NL pitching & batting) in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2019 season through the games of April 11.

AL PITCHERS POS TEAM BTP NL PITCHERS POS TEAM BTP
1 Snell, Blake 3688 pi sp tb al 4.0 1 Hader, Josh 3881 pi cp mil nl 4.0
2 Clevinger, Mike 3707 pi sp cle al 4.0 2 Castillo, Luis Miguel 3840 pi sp cin nl 3.0
3 Bauer, Trevor 3065 pi sp cle al 3.7 3 Matz, Steven 3516 pi sp nym nl 3.0
4 Glasnow, Tyler 3948 pi sp mr tb al 3.7 4 deGrom, Jacob 3343 pi sp nym nl 2.7
5 Shoemaker, Matt 3290 pi sp tor al 3.7 5 Eflin, Zach 3679 pi sp phi nl 2.7
6 Bieber, Shane 4005 pi sp cle al 2.7 6 Lucchesi, Joey 3936 pi sp sd nl 2.7
7 Moore, Matt 2975 pi sp det al 2.7 7 Marquez, German 3788 pi sp col nl 2.0
8 Berrios, Jose 3791 pi sp min al 2.0 8 Quintana, Jose 3040 pi sp chi nl 2.0
9 Fiers, Mike 3029 pi sp oak al 2.0 9 Peralta, Freddy 3965 pi sp mil nl 2.0
10 Boyd, Matthew 3550 pi sp det al 2.0 10 Strasburg, Stephen 2736 pi sp dc nl 2.0
AL BATTERS POS TEAM BTP NL BATTERS POS TEAM BTP
1 Beckham, Tim 3452 ss dh 2b sea al 3.5 1 Bellinger, Cody 3781 rf lad nl 5.2
2 Garver, Mitch 3950 ca min al 2.5 2 Belt, Brandon 2943 1b lf sf nl 2.0
3 Santana, Domingo 3507 lf sea al 2.0 3 Hoskins, Rhys 3909 1b lf phi nl 2.0
4 Profar, Jurickson 3665 2b ss 3b 1b oak al 1.7 4 Acuna, Ronald Jr. 3947 lf atl nl 1.7
5 Piscotty, Stephen 3570 rf oak al 1.5 5 Yelich, Christian 3334 rf lf mil nl 1.5
6 Gallo, Joey 3485 dh 1b rf lf tex al 1.5 6 Baez, Javier 3395 ss 2b 3b chi nl 1.5
7 Chapman, Matt 3849 3b oak al 1.5 7 Goldschmidt, Paul 2935 1b stl nl 1.5
8 Anderson, Tim 3659 ss chi al 1.5 8 Soto, Juan 3994 lf dc nl 1.5
9 Voit, Luke 4053 dh 1b nyy al 1.5 9 Conforto, Michael 3622 rf nym nl 1.5
10 Moreland, Mitch 2799 1b ph bos al 1.5 10 Heyward, Jason 2695 rf chi nl 1.5
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Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers leads Box-Toppers first weekly player rankings report after two weeks of the 2019 season.

Top 10 players

Here are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2019 season through the games of April 11.
 
Player Pos Team BTP
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 Matz, Steven 3516 pi sp nym nl 3.0
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Meanwhile, Brewers closing pitcher Josh Hader leads National League players and ranks fourth overall.

Bellinger has 5.2 Box-Toppers points through the games of April 11, earning Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors four times, including earning NL Player of the Day on March 30 (worth 1.7 total points) and NL Batter of the Day on April 7 (worth 1.5 total points).

Hader leads NL players with 4.0 Box-Toppers points. Rays pitcher Blake Snell leads American League pitchers with 4.0 Box-Toppers points, ranked second overall (Snell led all players in 2018 with 27.2 Box-Toppers points). Tim Beckham of the Mariners leads AL batters with 3.5 Box-Toppers points, ranked eighth overall.

So far this season, 158 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 16 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points. There are 13 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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