Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to ninth place in season player rankings.
Top 10 playersHere are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2019 season through the games of June 26.
|1||Verlander, Justin 2112||pi sp||hou al||14.8|
|2||Hader, Josh 3881||pi cp||mil nl||13.7|
|3||Morton, Charlie 2503||pi sp||tb al||11.8|
|4||Ryu, Hyun-Jin 3139||pi sp||lad nl||10.7|
|5||Scherzer, Max 2588||pi sp||dc nl||10.4|
|6||Cole, Gerrit 3232||pi sp||hou al||10.4|
|7||Greinke, Zack 1871||pi sp||ari nl||10.2|
|8||Giolito, Lucas 3900||sp pi||chi al||9.7|
|9||Bauer, Trevor 3065||pi sp||cle al||9.4|
|10||Odorizzi, Jake 3291||pi sp||min al||9.4|
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Bauer struck out 12 over 6 2/3 innings, allowing one run, three hits and one walk, in the 5-3 win over the Royals.
Bauer earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day, giving him 9.4 for the season, rising to ninth in season player rankings, fifth among American League pitchers.
National League Player of the Day—Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin struck out nine over seven innings, allowing one run, three hits and one walk, in the 7-5 win over the Marlins.
National League Batter of the Day—Corey Dickerson of the Pirates hit three doubles and went 4-for-4, scoring three times and driving in three runs, in the 14-2 win over the Astros.
American League Batter of the Day—Jose Abreu of the White Sox homered, doubled and went 3-for-5, scoring twice and driving in four runs, in the 8-7 win over the Red Sox.
Debut—Phillies pitcher Edgar Garcia made his Box-Toppers debut Wednesday with his first career Player of the Game honor.
Garcia (1IP 0H 0R 0BB K W in the 5-4, 10-inning win over the Mets) made his Major League debut May 6 and was playing in his 20th career game.
Scoring—Bauer earns 2.0 Box-Toppers points for being Player of the Day and Corbin earns 1.7 points for being NL Player of the Day. Dickerson and Abreu 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||+12.2||CLE 5, KC 3||Trevor Bauer (W, 6‑6)||‑||‑||‑||‑||6.2||3||1||1||1||12|
|NL||+10.0||WSH 7, MIA 5||Patrick Corbin (W, 7‑5)||‑||‑||‑||‑||7.0||3||1||1||1||9|
|+7.0||TEX 4, DET 1||Mike Minor (W, 8‑4)||‑||‑||‑||‑||9.0||5||1||1||2||7|
|BAT||+6.0||PIT 14, HOU 2||Corey Dickerson LF||4||3||4||3||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|+6.0||OAK 2, STL 0||Daniel Mengden (W, 2‑1)||‑||‑||‑||‑||6.0||4||0||0||1||5|
|+6.0||`LAA 5, CIN 1||Jaime Barria||‑||‑||‑||‑||5.0||3||1||1||0||6|
|+4.1||SD 10, BAL 5||Craig Stammen (S, 4)||‑||‑||‑||‑||1.1||0||0||0||0||3|
|BAT||+4.0||CHW 8, BOS 7||Jose Abreu 1B||5||2||3||4||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|+4.0||COL 6, SF 3||David Dahl CF||4||1||2||5||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|+4.0||SEA 4, MIL 2||Roenis Elias (S, 10)||‑||‑||‑||‑||2.0||0||0||0||0||2|
|+3.1||ATL 5, CHC 3||A.J. Minter (S, 4)||‑||‑||‑||‑||1.1||0||0||0||0||2|
|+3.0||MIN 6, TB 4||Nelson Cruz DH||4||1||3||3||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|+3.0||ARI 8, LAD 2||Eduardo Escobar 3B||4||2||2||3||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
|+2.0||PHI 5, NYM 4 (F/10)||Edgar Garcia (W, 2‑0)||‑||‑||‑||‑||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|+1.0||NYY 8, TOR 7||Aaron Judge RF||5||1||3||2||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑||‑|
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||+/‑|
|Bauer, Trevor 3065||pi sp||cle al||9.4||23.5||59.7||62.7||-4.7|
|Minor, Mike 2894||pi sp||tex al||9.0||16.7||25.1||45.8||+1.3|
|Corbin, Patrick 3027||pi sp||dc nl||8.4||24.4||43.2||66.6||-7.6|
|Dahl, David 3714||rf cf lf||col nl||6.0||9.5||10.5||10.5||+2.5|
|Abreu, Jose 3308||1b||chi al||5.5||10.5||31.5||31.5||+0.5|
|Elias, Roenis 3309||pi cp||sea al||5.0||7.7||19.4||19.4||+2.3|
|Escobar, Eduardo 3135||3b||ari nl||4.5||9.0||23.4||24.4||0.0|
|Cruz, Nelson Ramon 2224||dh||min al||4.5||7.0||29.5||66.2||+2.0|
|Mengden, Daniel 3741||pi sp||oak al||2.0||8.0||14.0||14.0||-4.0|
|Minter, A.J. 3946||pi cp||atl nl||2.0||7.0||7.0||7.0||-3.0|
|Dickerson, Corey 3222||lf||pit nl||1.5||6.0||23.0||25.5||-3.0|
|Judge, Aaron 3767||rf||nyy al||1.0||6.0||17.2||17.2||-4.0|
|Stammen, Craig 2506||pi cp mr||sd nl||1.0||6.0||9.0||19.0||-4.0|
|Barria, Jaime 3964||pi sp||ana al||1.0||6.0||6.0||6.0||-4.0|
|Garcia, Edgar 4179||pi cp||phi 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.