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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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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Dodgers’ Buehler tops players for Saturday, Aug. 3; Twins’ Cruz rises to lead AL batters in 2019 points

Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

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

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Cardinals’ Flaherty tops players for Thursday, Aug. 1; Bellinger, Bregman rise to lead league batter rankings

Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Thursday, both leagues have new Box-Toppers points leaders among batters:

  • Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers rises to lead National League batters after earning Player of the Game honors, passing previous leader Josh Bell of the Pirates.

  • Alex Bregman of the Astros rises to lead American League batters after earning Player of the Game honors, passing previous leader Albert Pujols of the Angels.

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Twins’ Jose Berrios tops players for Wednesday, July 31; Dodgers’ Ryu rises to 8th in player rankings

Twins pitcher Jose Berrios is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Wednesday, Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu rises to eighth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Astros’ Justin Verlander tops players for Tuesday, July 30, regaining player rankings lead

Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, regaining the lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings.

Verlander also rises to seventh place in career Box-Toppers points since 1995, passing Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer, and now ranks fifth among active players in career points.

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Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg tops players for Sunday, July 28, rises to 5th in player rankings

Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to fifth in season player rankings.

Strasburg struck out nine over seven innings, allowing one run, two hits and no walks, in the 11-4 win over the Dodgers.

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Mets’ Steven Matz tops players for Saturday, July 27; Astros’ Cole regains player rankings lead

Mets pitcher Steven Matz is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole regains the lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings, passing teammate Justin Verlander, after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Red Sox’ Mookie Betts tops players for Friday, July 26; Brewers’ Gonzalez tops NL players

Mookie Betts of the Red Sox is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Betts hit three home runs and doubled in the 10-5 win over the Yankees. Betts went 4-for-5, scoring four times and driving in five runs.

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Indians’ Bieber tops players for Wednesday, July 24; Astros’ Verlander regains player rankings lead

Indians pitcher Shane Bieber is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to sixth place in season player rankings.

Also Wednesday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander regains the lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after falling to second place two days ago. In addition, three other players in Box-Toppers season player rankings top 10 earned Player of the Game honors Wednesday—Rays pitcher Charlie Morton (third place), Brewers pitcher Josh Hader (fourth place) and Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin (10th place).

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Marlins’ Caleb Smith tops players for Tuesday, July 23; Nationals’ Strasburg rises to 6th in player rankings

Marlins pitcher Caleb Smith is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg rises to sixth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Astros’ Gerrit Cole tops players for Monday, July 22, rises past Verlander to lead player rankings

Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to lead Box-Toppers season player rankings.

Cole struck out 11 over 7 2/3 innings, allowing one run, two hits and one walk, in the 11-1 win over the Athletics.

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Orioles’ Wojciechowski tops players for Sunday, July 21; Pujols rises to lead AL batters in 2019 points

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

Also Sunday, Albert Pujols of the Angels rises to first place among American League batters in 2019 Box-Toppers points after earning Player of the Game honors.

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