Astros’ Gerrit Cole tops players for Thursday, Aug. 22, becoming 2nd player in 2019 with 20 points

Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, becoming the second player this season to reach 20 Box-Toppers points.

Cole struck out 12 over seven scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk, in the 6-3 win over the Tigers.

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White Sox’ Giolito tops players for Wednesday, Aug. 21; top 10 players Corbin, Castillo earn points

White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Wednesday, two players in Box-Toppers season player rankings top 10 earned Player of the Game honors—Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin and Reds pitcher Luis Castillo. It’s the first time in more than a week that any player in the top 10 has earned Box-Toppers points.

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Angels’ Heaney tops players for Tuesday, Aug. 20; Twins’ Cruz regains lead among AL batters

Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, Nelson Cruz of the Twins regains the lead in 2019 Box-Toppers points among American League batters after earning AL Batter of the Day honors.

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Cardinals’ Dakota Hudson tops players for Monday, Aug. 19; Mariners’ Murphy tops AL players

Cardinals pitcher Dakota Hudson is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Hudson struck out seven over 6 2/3 scoreless and hitless innings, allowing four walks, in the 3-0 win over the Brewers. Hudson was pitching a no-hitter, but Cardinals reliever Giovanny Gallegos gave up an eighth-inning double, the Brewers only hit Monday, ending the combined no-hit bid.

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Rays’ Yarbrough tops players for Saturday, Aug. 17; Yankees’ Torres rises to lead AL batters in rankings

Rays pitcher Ryan Yarbrough is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Gleyber Torres of the Yankees rises to first place among American League batters in Box-Toppers points after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Dodgers’ Kershaw tops players for Wednesday, Aug. 14; Pujols regains 6th on Box-Toppers’ ‘all-time’ list

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Meanwhile, Albert Pujols of the Angels regains sixth place on Box-Toppers “all-time” career points list after earning Player of the Game honors Wednesday.

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Yankees’ Gleyber Torres tops players for Monday, Aug. 12, rises to 2nd among AL batters

Gleyber Torres of the Yankees is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to second place among American League batters in season player rankings.

Torres hit two three-run home runs and went 3-for-5, scoring three times and driving in six runs, in the 11-8 win over the Orioles.

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Rangers’ Mike Minor tops players for Sunday, Aug. 11; Dodgers‘ Ryu rises to 7th in player rankings

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Sunday, Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu rises to seventh place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning National League Player of the Day honors.

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Royals’ Mike Montgomery tops players for Saturday, Aug. 10; Dodgers’ Maeda tops NL players

Royals pitcher Mike Montgomery is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Montgomery struck out 12 over seven scoreless innings, allowing four hits and no walks, in the 7-0 win over the Tigers.

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Red Sox’ Chris Sale tops players for Thursday, Aug. 8, reaching 10 Box-Toppers points for 8th straight season

Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, reaching 10 Box-Toppers points for the eighth straight season.

Sale struck out 13 over eight scoreless innings, allowing two hits and no walks, in the 3-0 win over the Angels.

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Cubs’ Jose Quintana tops players for Wednesday, Aug. 7; Astros’ Cole, 2nd in player rankings, tops AL players

Cubs pitcher Jose Quintana is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Wednesday, Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole maintains his second-place spot in Box-Toppers season player rankings, earning American League Player of the Day honors.

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Reds’ Luis Castillo tops players for Monday, Aug. 5, rises to 10th in season player rankings

Reds pitcher Luis Castillo is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to 10th place in season player rankings.

Castillo struck out 13 over seven innings, allowing two runs, three hits and one walk, in the 7-4 win over the Angels.

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Astros’ Verlander tops players for Sunday, Aug. 4, extending ’19 player rankings lead, rising to 6th in ‘all-time’ career points

Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, extending his lead in season player rankings and rising to sixth place in career Box-Toppers points since 1995.

Also Sunday, Indians pitcher Shane Bieber rises to sixth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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