Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg tops players for Sunday, April 21, rises to 10th in season player rankings

Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to 10th place in season player rankings.

Strasburg struck out 11 over eight scoreless innings, allowing two hits and two walks, in the 5-0 win over the Marlins.

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Rockies’ German Marquez tops players for Sunday, April 14, rises to 3rd in season player rankings

Rockies pitcher German Marquez is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to third place in season player rankings.

Marquez pitched a complete-game, one-hit shutout, striking out nine and walking none, in the 4-0 win over the Giants.

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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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Rays' pitcher Blake Snell is Box-Toppers' Most Improved Player in 2018

Rays pitcher Blake Snell had the biggest improvement in Box-Toppers point totals from 2017 to 2018, and is this season’s Box-Toppers’ Most Improved Player.

Snell had 22.2 more Box-Toppers points in 2018 than he did in 2017. In 2017, he had 5.0 Box-Toppers points and in 2018, he had 27.2 points, first among all players.

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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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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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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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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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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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Astros’ Verlander, Dodgers’ Baez top players in Saturday's League Championship Series games

Astros pitcher Justin Verlander and Dodgers pitcher Pedro Baez are Box-Toppers’ top players in Saturday’s pair of League Championship Series games.

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Astros’ Gerrit Cole, Yankees’ Gary Sanchez top players in Saturday's AL Division Series games

Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole and Gary Sanchez of the Yankees are Saturday’s Box-Toppers top players in a pair of American League Division Series games.

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Four starting aces—Kershaw, Verlander, Sale, Chacin—top players in Friday's league division playoff games

Four starting pitching aces are Box-Toppers Players of the Games in Friday’s four league division series playoff games:

  • Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is top player in Friday’s 3-0 win over the Braves.

  • Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is top player in Friday’s 7-2 win over the Indians.

  • Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale is top player in Friday’s 5-4 win over the Yankees.

  • And Brewers pitcher Jhoulys Chacin is top player in Friday’s 4-0 win over the Rockies.

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Mets’ Zack Wheeler tops players for Wednesday, Sept 12; Rays’ Snell edges closer to Box-Toppers leader Scherzer

Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, becoming the 38th player this season to earn 10 or more Box-Toppers points.

Also Wednesday, Rays pitcher Blake Snell who leads American League pitchers in 2018 Box-Toppers points and is ranked second overall, edged closer to overall leader Max Scherzer of the Nationals after earning AL Player of the Day honors. In addition Wednesday, Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole rises to seventh place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Red Sox’ David Price tops players for Thursday, Aug. 23; Phillies’ Nola maintains 3rd place in player rankings

Red Sox pitcher David Price is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Thursday, Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola maintained his third-place spot in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning National League Player of the Day honors.

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Athletics’ Trevor Cahill tops players for Saturday, Aug. 18; Mets’ deGrom tops NL players

Athletics pitcher Trevor Cahill is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Cahill struck out seven over seven scoreless innings, allowing one hit and one walk, in the 7-1 win over the Astros.

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Mariners’ James Paxton tops players for Monday, July 30, rises to 5th in player rankings

Mariners pitcher James Paxton is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to fifth place in season player rankings.

Paxton struck out eight over seven scoreless innings, allowing three hits and no walks, in the 2-0 win over the Astros.

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