Cubs’ Hamels tops players for Saturday, Sept. 28; Astros’ Verlander maintains 2nd place in player rankings

Cubs pitcher Cole Hamels is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander maintains his second-place spot in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. He also now has the 12th-highest single-season Box-Toppers point total (27.5) since 1995, when player tracking began.

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Orioles’ Wojciechowski tops players for Friday, Sept. 27; Dodgers’ Bellinger rises to 3rd among NL batters

Orioles pitcher Asher Wojciechowski is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Friday, Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers rises to third place among National League batters in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Astros’ Greinke tops players for Wednesday, Sept. 25; Greinke, deGrom, Morton rise in top 10 rankings

Astros pitcher Zack Greinke is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to seventh place in season player rankings.

Also Wednesday, Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning National League Player of the Day honors. Plus, Rays pitcher Charlie Morton maintains his fifth-place spot in season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Yankees’ Severino tops players for Sunday, Sept 22; Astros’ Cole clinches Box-Toppers Player of the Year honors

Yankees pitcher Luis Severino is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

In addition, Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole wraps up Box-Toppers Player of the Year honors after the only other player in contention for the season Box-Toppers points lead—teammate Justin Verlander—did not earn Player of the Game honors Sunday. With only one start remaining for Verlander and only 2.0 Box-Toppers points possible, Cole’s 2.7-point lead is now all but insurmountable.

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Yankees’ James Paxton tops players for Saturday, Sept. 21; Nationals’ Strasburg extends lead among NL pitchers

Yankees pitcher James Paxton is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg extended his lead among National League pitchers in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. Strasburg maintains his third-place overall rank.

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Mets’ deGrom tops players for Friday, Sept. 20, rises to 6th place; Bieber, Morton maintain top 10 spots

Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to sixth place in season player rankings.

Also Friday, two players in Box-Toppers season player rankings top 10 earned Player of the Game honors—Indians pitcher Shane Bieber (ranked fourth) and Rays pitcher Charlie Morton (ranked fifth).

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Athletics’ Bailey tops players for Wednesday, Sept. 18; Astros’ Cole extends player rankings lead

Athletics pitcher Homer Bailey is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Wednesday, Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole increased his lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. Cole now has 29.2 Box-Toppers points for the season, the eighth-highest single-season total since Box-Toppers tracking began in 1995.

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Mets’ Stroman tops players for Tuesday, Sept. 17; Astros’ Verlander rises to 5th in ‘all-time’ rankings

Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander rises to fifth place on Box-Toppers “all-time” career points list, passing Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, after earning AL Player of the Day honors. Verlander also becomes the second player this season to reach 25 Box-Toppers points (26.5), maintaining his second-place spot in Box-Toppers season player rankings.

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Diamondbacks’ Robbie Ray tops players for Monday, Sept. 16; Cardinals’ Ozuna passes Yelich to lead NL batters

Diamondbacks pitcher Robbie Ray is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Monday, Marcell Ozuna of the Cardinals rises to lead National League batters in 2019 Box-Toppers points, passing previous leader Christian Yelich of the Brewers, after earning National League Batter of the Day honors.

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Mets’ deGrom tops players for Saturday, Sept. 14; Astros’ Greinke rises to 8th in player rankings

Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Astros pitcher Zack Greinke rises to eighth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Astros’ Gerrit Cole tops players for Friday, Sept. 13, extends lead in Box-Toppers player rankings

Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole, Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, extends his lead in season player rankings and now has the 11th-best single-season Box-Toppers point total in 25 seasons.

Cole struck out 11 over eight innings, allowing one run, four hits and two walks, in the 4-1 win over the Royals.

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Dodgers’ Walker Buehler tops players for Tuesday, Sept. 10, rises to 7th in player rankings

Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to seventh place in season player rankings.

Buehler struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings, allowing four hits and no walks, in the 7-3 win over the Orioles.

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Mets’ deGrom tops players for Monday, Sept. 9; Bieber, Greinke rise in top 10 rankings

Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Monday, Indians pitcher Shane Bieber rises to fourth in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. Plus, Astros pitcher Zack Greinke rises to 10th in season player rankings and rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers “all-time” career points rankings after earning American League Player of the Day honors.

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Diamondbacks’ Young tops players for Saturday, Sept. 7; Verlander regains player rankings lead

Diamondbacks pitcher Alex Young is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander regains the lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. Verlander also rises to fifth place in career Box-Toppers points since 1995.

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Rays’ Brendan McKay tops player for Friday, Sept. 6; Brewers’ Yelich extends lead among NL batters

Rays pitcher Brendan McKay is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Friday, Christian Yelich of the Brewers extended his lead among National League batters in 2019 Box-Toppers points after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Mets’ Syndergaard tops players for Monday, Sept. 2; Astros’ Cole regains player rankings lead

Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Monday, Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole regains the lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning American League Player of the Day honors. Cole regained the lead one day after losing it to teammate Justin Verlander.

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