White Sox’ Giolito tops players for Wednesday, Aug. 21; top 10 players Corbin, Castillo earn points

White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Wednesday, two players in Box-Toppers season player rankings top 10 earned Player of the Game honors—Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin and Reds pitcher Luis Castillo. It’s the first time in more than a week that any player in the top 10 has earned Box-Toppers points.

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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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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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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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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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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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Royals’ Sparkman tops players for Tuesday, July 16; Pujols rises to 2nd in AL batter player rankings

Royals pitcher Glenn Sparkman is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also, Albert Pujols of the Angels earns Box-Toppers Player of the Game honors for the second straight day Tuesday—and the third time in four days, rising to second place among American League batters in season player rankings.

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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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Royals’ Brad Keller tops players for Saturday, July 13; Mets’ Syndergaard tops NL players

Royals pitcher Brad Keller is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Cubs pitcher Jon Lester earned Player of the Game honors for batting and rises to 12th place on Box-Toppers “all-time” career points list.

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Angels’ Pena, part of combined no-hitter, tops players for Friday, July 12; Nationals’ Strasburg rises to 10th in player rankings

Angels pitcher Felix Pena, who completed a combined no-hitter, is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Friday, Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg rises to 10th place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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