White Sox pitcher Reynaldo Lopez is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.
Lopez struck out six over 7 2/3 innings, allowing two runs (one earned), two hits and two walks, in the 5-2 win over the Indians.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2019 season through the games of May 13.
|1||Verlander, Justin 2112||pi sp||hou al||8.4|
|2||Hader, Josh 3881||pi cp||mil nl||7.0|
|3||Eflin, Zach 3679||pi sp||phi nl||6.7|
|4||Glasnow, Tyler 3948||pi sp||tb al||6.7|
|5||Paddack, Chris 4093||pi sp||sd nl||6.7|
|6||Castillo, Luis 3840||pi sp||cin nl||6.4|
|7||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||6.2|
|8||Bellinger, Cody 3781||rf||lad nl||6.2|
|9||Snell, Blake 3688||pi sp||tb al||6.0|
|10||Ryu, Hyun-Jin 3139||pi sp||lad nl||5.7|
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Lopez earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 5.0 for the season and ranks 14th in season player rankings, fifth among American League pitchers.
National League Player of the Day—Cesar Hernandez of the Phillies homered and went 2-for-3, scoring three times and driving in two runs, in the 7-4 win over the Brewers.
American League Batter of the Day—Jake Marisnick of the Astros homered and went 2-for-3, scoring twice and driving in two runs, in the 8-1 win over the Tigers.
National League Batter of the Day—There is no separate NL Batter of the Day for Monday because the overall NL Player of the Day is batter Cesar Hernandez.
Ohtani (HR 2-3 R 2BI in the 5-4 win over the Twins) earned 8.0 Box-Toppers points in 2018—4.0 as a batter and 4.0 as a pitcher. Tommy John surgery in the offseason is limiting him to batting in 2019. He was playing in his sixth game Monday since returning from the injured list.
Scoring—Lopez earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and Hernandez earns 1.7 points for being NL Player of the Day. Marisnick earns 1.5 points for being AL Batter of the Day. All of Monday’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||+6.2||CHW 5, CLE 2||Reynaldo Lopez (W, 3‑4)||‑||‑||‑||‑||7.2||2||2||1||2||6|
|NL||+4.0||PHI 7, MIL 4||Cesar Hernandez 2B||3||3||2||2||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|+3.0||ARI 9, PIT 3||Eduardo Escobar 3B||5||2||3||3||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|BAT||+3.0||HOU 8, DET 1||Jake Marisnick CF||3||2||2||2||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|+2.0||LAA 5, MIN 4||Shohei Ohtani DH||3||1||2||2||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|+2.0||SEA 6, OAK 5 (F/10)||Daniel Vogelbach DH||3||1||1||3||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
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 2014-2019 (’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||+/‑|
|Lopez, Reynaldo 3712||pi sp||chi al||5.0||10.7||12.7||12.7||-0.7|
|Vogelbach, Daniel 4070||dh||sea al||4.5||6.0||6.0||6.0||+3.0|
|Hernandez, Cesar 3770||2b||phi nl||2.7||3.7||5.7||5.7||+1.7|
|Escobar, Eduardo 3135||3b||ari nl||2.0||6.5||20.9||21.9||-2.5|
|Marisnick, Jake 3428||cf||hou al||1.5||3.5||10.2||10.2||-0.5|
|Ohtani, Shohei 3933||dh pi sp||ana al||1.0||9.0||9.0||9.0||-7.0|
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.