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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Nationals’ Corbin tops players for Sunday, July 7; Rays’ Morton rises to 2nd in player rankings

Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to ninth place in season player rankings.

Also Sunday, Rays pitcher Charlie Morton rises to second place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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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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Nationals’ Scherzer tops players for Sunday, June 2; Odorizzi, Giolito rise in player rankings top 10

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Sunday, two players rise into Box-Toppers season player rankings top 10 list after earning Player of the Game honors—Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi rises to fifth place and White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito rises to 10th place. Plus, Albert Pujols of the Angels rises to sixth place on Box-Toppers “all-time” career points list after earning AL Batter of the Day honors Sunday.

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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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