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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Box-Toppers All-time All-Star teams, 1995-2018

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw led the list of Box-Toppers Active Career All-Stars at the end of the 2018 season.

Kershaw was one of four active players to be included on Box-Toppers All-Time All-Star team at the end of 2018.

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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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Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw tops players for Saturday, July 20, earning his 1st Player of the Day honor in more than a year

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

Kershaw struck out 10 over six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk, in the 10-6 win over the Marlins. Kershaw did not earn the win, picking up a no-decision, because the Marlins tied the game, 6-6, after he exited.

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Box-Toppers 2013-18 All-Star teams

The Box-Toppers All-Star teams for 2013-18 consist of the best players over the past six seasons, which includes 11 of the 27 players who are also on Box-Toppers 2017-18 All-Star teams.

Also, among the 27 players on the teams, there are five players who are on Box-Toppers 2018 All-Star teams and four who are on All-Star teams over all three time spans—for 2018, for 2017-18 and for 2013-18.

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Giants’ Crawford tops players for Monday, July 15; Angels’ Pujols reclaims 6th place on career points list

Brandon Crawford of the Giants is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Monday, Albert Pujols of the Angels reclaimed the sixth-place spot on Box-Toppers’ “all-time” career points list, passing Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer, after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Diamondbacks’ Zack Greinke tops players for Friday, July 5, rises to 4th in player rankings

Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to fourth place in season player rankings.

Also Friday, Brett Gardner of the Yankees rises to lead American League batters in 2019 Box-Toppers points after earning Player of the Game honors, passing previous leader Mike Trout of the Angels.

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Indians’ Shane Bieber is Box-Toppers’ most deserving player not selected to 2019 All-Star Game

Indians pitcher Shane Bieber is the most deserving player not selected to the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star teams.

Bieber has 11.1 Box-Toppers points in 2019, eighth among all players and fourth among American League pitchers. Other key players not chosen for the All-Star Game who rank among Box-Toppers top players this season include Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, Marcell Ozuna of the Cardinals and Eloy Jimenez of the White Sox.

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Orioles’ Cashner tops players for Saturday, June 29; Diamondbacks’ Grienke rises to 4th in player rankings

Orioles pitcher Andrew Cashner is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. He also becomes the fifth player to reach 200 career Box-Toppers points since player tracking began in 1995.

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Marlins’ Jordan Yamamoto tops players for Tuesday, June 18; White Sox’ Jimenez rises to lead AL batters in Box-Toppers points

Marlins pitcher Jordan Yamamoto is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, Eloy Jimenez of the White Sox rises to lead American League batters in 2019 Box-Toppers points after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Diamondbacks’ Zack Greinke tops players for Thursday, June 13; Greinke, Bellinger rise in player rankings top 10

Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to fourth place in season player rankings.

Also Thursday, Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers rises to ninth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Sabathia, Pujols join Giambi, Beltran earning Box-Toppers points in a record 19 straight seasons

In 2019, CC Sabathia and Albert Pujols have tied Box-Toppers’ record for the longest streak of consecutive seasons earning at least one Player of the Game honor.

Both Sabathia and Pujols this season have earned Box-Toppers points for their 19th straight season (from 2001 to 2019). That ties the record held by Jason Giambi (1995 to 2013) and Carlos Beltran (1999 to 2017).

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White Sox’ Giolito tops players for Saturday, June 8; Hader, Giolito, Greinke rise in player rankings top 10

White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to fifth place in season player rankings.

Also Saturday, Brewers pitcher Josh Hader, second place in season player rankings, increases his lead among National League pitchers after earning Player of the Game honors. Plus, Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke rises to 10th place in player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Rockies’ Jon Gray tops players for Saturday, June 1; Astros’ Verlander extends player rankings lead

Rockies pitcher Jon Gray is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander extends his lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning American League Player of the Day honors.

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