A correction: Rays' Blake Snell leads by wider margin after fixing errors in 2018 Box-Toppers stats

Striving to create a more perfect Box-Toppers, I discovered some errors in player tracking in 2018 and have been correcting them in recent weeks.

There were 10 total errors I discovered that changed the Box-Toppers point totals for 17 different players. Those errors were discovered after re-examining about one-third of the 2,430 games played in the 2018 season. So in other words, after looking at about 830 games, I found 10 errors.

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A look at Box-Toppers season-by-season AL & NL pitching & batting leaders, 1995-2018

Analyzing 24 years of Box-Toppers points leaders in pitching & batting in both leagues

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A look at Box-Toppers top 100 players of 'all-time' after the 2018 season

Randy Johnson leads all players in career Box-Toppers points and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.

The most likely rival to Johnson’s throne at the moment is Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw who has 214.8 career Box-Toppers points, third among all players since 1995 and most among active players. 

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A look at Box-Toppers' top 100 players for 2017-18 and 2013-18

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is Box-Toppers’ top-ranked player over both the past two seasons and past six seasons.

Scherzer has the most Box-Toppers points over the past two seasons (50.1 over 2017 and 2018) and the most points over the past six seasons (137.0 from 2013 to 2018).

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A look at Box-Toppers’ top 100 players for 2018

Blake Snell tops Box-Toppers list of the top 100 players in 2018.

The Rays pitcher had 27.2 Box-Toppers points during the regular season, which is the 12th-highest single-season point total since 1995, when Box-Toppers tracking began.

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Box-Toppers 2018 year-end All-Star teams

The Box-Toppers All-Star teams for the 2018 regular season are led by overall Box-Toppers points leader, Rays pitcher Blake Snell.

The American League and National League All-Star teams are composed of the players with the highest Box-Toppers point totals by position in each league. In addition to the batters—eight in the NL and nine (including the designated hitter) in the AL—are the top four starting pitchers in each league and the top closing pitcher.

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David Price tops players in Game 5 as Red Sox win 2018 World Series title over Dodgers

Red Sox pitcher David Price is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Sunday’s World Series Game 5 as Boston wins its fourth title since 2004.

The Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 Sunday to win the best-of-seven series, 4-1.

Price struck out five over seven innings, allowing one run, three hits and two walks.

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Steve Pearce tops players in Saturday's World Series Game 4 as Red Sox take a 3-1 series lead over Dodgers

Steve Pearce of the Red Sox is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Saturday’s World Series Game 4.

The Boston Red Sox win 9-6 to take a 3-1 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the best-of-seven game series.

Pearce homered, doubled and went 2-for-4, scoring twice and driving in four runs. It is his first Player of the Game honor of the 2018 postseason.

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Dodgers’ Walker Bueher tops players in Friday's World Series Game 3 marathon; Red Sox lead series, 2-1

Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Friday’s World Series Game 3.

The Los Angeles Dodgers win 3-2 in 18 innings, but the Boston Red Sox lead the best-of-seven series, 2-1.

Buehler struck out seven over seven scoreless innings, allowing two hits and no walks. He did not earn the win, picking up a no-decision, because the Red Sox tied the game after he exited.

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David Price tops players in World Series Game 2, as Red Sox take a 2-0 lead over the Dodgers

Red Sox pitcher David Price is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Wednesday’s World Series Game 2.

The Boston Red Sox win 4-2 to take a 2-0 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the best-of-seven game series.

Price struck out five over six innings, allowing two runs, three hits and three walks.

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Eduardo Nunez tops players in World Series Game 1, as Red Sox take a 1-0 lead over Dodgers

Eduardo Nunez of the Red Sox is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Tuesday’s World Series Game 1.

The Boston Red Sox win 8-4 to take a 1-0 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the best-of-seven game series.

Nunez hit a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the seventh inning, extending the Red Sox lead to 8-4.

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Walker Buehler tops players in NLCS Game 7 as Dodgers eliminate Brewers

Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler is Box-Toppers Player of the Game Saturday as Los Angeles eliminates the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series.

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David Price tops players as Red Sox eliminate Astros in AL Championship Series in 5 games

Red Sox pitcher David Price is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Thursday’s American League Championship Series Game 5, as Boston eliminates the Houston Astros.

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Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw, Red Sox’ Bradley top players in Wednesday's LCS Games

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw and Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Red Sox are Box-Toppers’ top players in Wednesday’s League Championship Series games.

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Dodgers’ Rich Hill, Red Sox’ Jackie Bradley Jr. top players in Tuesday's LCS games

Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill and Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Red Sox are Tuesday’s Box-Toppers top players in a pair of League Championship Series games.

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Brewers’ Jhoulys Chacin tops players in NL Championship Series Game 3

Brewers pitcher Jhoulys Chacin is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day in the National League Championship Series Game 3.

The Brewers lead the best-of-seven series, 2-1.

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Red Sox’ Matt Barnes tops players in AL Championship Series Game 2

Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Game in the American League Championship Series Game 2.

The Red Sox even the best-of-seven game series wit the Astros, 1-1.

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