|AL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL PITCHERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Verlander, Justin 2112||pi sp||hou al||6.4||1||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||6.2|
|2||Bauer, Trevor 3065||pi sp||cle al||5.4||2||Hader, Josh 3881||pi cp||mil nl||5.0|
|3||Glasnow, Tyler 3948||pi sp mr||tb al||4.7||3||Strasburg, Stephen 2736||pi sp||dc nl||5.0|
|4||Snell, Blake 3688||pi sp||tb al||4.0||4||Paddack, Chris 4093||pi sp||sd nl||5.0|
|5||Clevinger, Mike 3707||pi sp||cle al||4.0||5||Quintana, Jose 3040||pi sp||chi nl||4.7|
|6||Minor, Mike 2894||pi sp||tex al||4.0||6||Castillo, Luis Miguel 3840||pi sp||cin nl||4.7|
|7||Carrasco, Carlos 2885||pi sp||cle al||3.7||7||Marquez, German 3788||pi sp||col nl||4.0|
|8||Paxton, James 3280||pi sp||nyy al||3.7||8||Matz, Steven 3516||pi sp||nym nl||4.0|
|9||Morton, Charlie 2503||pi sp||tb al||3.7||9||Hamels, Cole 2135||pi sp||chi nl||3.7|
|10||Bieber, Shane 4005||pi sp||cle al||3.7||10||Eflin, Zach 3679||pi sp||phi nl||3.7|
|AL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP||NL BATTERS||POS||TEAM||BTP|
|1||Gallo, Joey 3485||lf dh||tex al||4.0||1||Bellinger, Cody 3781||rf 1b||lad nl||6.2|
|2||Abreu, Jose 3308||1b dh||chi al||4.0||2||Ozuna, Marcell 3190||lf||stl nl||5.5|
|3||Voit, Luke 4053||1b dh||nyy al||4.0||3||Yelich, Christian 3334||rf||mil nl||4.5|
|4||Beckham, Tim 3452||ss dh 2b||sea al||3.5||4||Arenado, Nolan 3306||3b||col nl||3.5|
|5||Vogelbach, Daniel 4070||dh||sea al||3.5||5||Marte, Ketel 3630||2b ss cf||ari nl||3.5|
|6||Narvaez, Omar 4095||ca||sea al||2.7||6||Belt, Brandon 2943||1b||sf nl||3.0|
|7||Garver, Mitch 3950||ca||min al||2.5||7||Reyes, Franmil 4036||rf||sd nl||3.0|
|8||Choo, Shin-Soo 2267||rf lf dh||tex al||2.5||8||Albies, Ozzie 3953||2b||atl nl||3.0|
|9||Piscotty, Stephen 3570||rf||oak al||2.5||9||Aguilar, Jesus 3787||1b||mil nl||2.5|
|10||Gardner, Brett 2486||cf||nyy al||2.5||10||Hernandez, Enrique 3541||2b ss rf cf||lad nl||2.5|
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Astros pitcher Justin Verlander leads Box-Toppers weekly player rankings report for the second straight week.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2019 season through the games of May 2.
|1||Verlander, Justin 2112||pi sp||hou al||6.4|
|2||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||6.2|
|3||Bellinger, Cody 3781||rf||lad nl||6.2|
|4||Ozuna, Marcell 3190||lf||stl nl||5.5|
|5||Bauer, Trevor 3065||pi sp||cle al||5.4|
|6||Hader, Josh 3881||pi cp||mil nl||5.0|
|7||Strasburg, Stephen 2736||pi sp||dc nl||5.0|
|8||Paddack, Chris 4093||pi sp||sd nl||5.0|
|9||Quintana, Jose 3040||pi sp||chi nl||4.7|
|10||Castillo, Luis 3840||pi sp||cin nl||4.7|
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Meanwhile, Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is this week’s new leader among National League pitchers in Box-Toppers points.
Verlander leads all players with 6.4 Box-Toppers points, picking up no points in the past week. He is ahead of second-place overall player Greinke, who has 6.2 points. Verlander also continues to lead American League pitchers, ahead of second-place Trevor Bauer of the Indians (5.4 points).
National League pitchers—Greinke leads NL pitchers with 6.2 Box-Toppers points, second place overall and leads second-place NL pitcher Josh Hader (5.0). Greinke picked up 1.7 points in the past week. Greinke also leads second-place overall NL player Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers (6.2). (Though both Greinke and Bellinger have 6.2 points on the season, Greinke ranks ahead because he has more 2018 points—13.0 vs. 0.0.)
Last week’s NL pitching leader, Chris Paddack of the Padres, falls to fourth among NL pitchers (eighth overall) with 5.0 points.
National League batters—Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers leads NL batters for the fourth straight week with 6.2 Box-Toppers points, third place overall, picking up 1.0 point in the past week. He’s ahead of second-place NL batter Marcell Ozuna of the Cardinals, who with 5.5 points, ranks fourth overall.
American League batters—Joey Gallo of the Rangers leads AL batters for the second straight week with 4.0 Box-Toppers points, 18th place overall, picking up no points in the past week. He’s ahead of second-place AL batter Jose Abreu of the White Sox (4.0). (Though both Gallo and Abreu have 4.0 points on the season, Gallo ranks ahead because he has more 2017 Box-Toppers points—6.5 vs. 1.0.)
So far this season, 462 games have been played and 312 different players have earned Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors. There are 69 players who have more than 2.0 Box-Toppers points. There are 34 players who have made their Box-Toppers debut so far this season (seven 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.