Indians’ Trevor Bauer tops players for Wednesday, June 26, rises to 9th in player rankings

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Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to ninth place in season player rankings.

Top 10 players

Here are the top 10 players in Box-Toppers points (BTP) for the 2019 season through the games of June 26.
 
Player Pos Team BTP
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 game

Listed from highest to lowest Box-Toppers game score (BTG)

6/26 BTG Game Player AB R H BI IP H R ER BB K
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
MLB—Overall Box-Toppers Player of the Day, worth 2.0 total Box-Toppers points.
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 players

Here 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
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