Red Sox’ Sale tops players for Thursday, July 18; Nationals’ Strasburg rises to 7th in player rankings

Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Thursday, Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg rises to seventh place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after becoming the sixth pitcher this season to earn Player of the Game honors for batting. Strasburg is Thursday’s National League Player of the Day.

Plus, Alex Bregman of the Astros rises to lead American League batters in 2019 Box-Toppers points after earning AL Batter of the Day honors Thursday.

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Braves’ Mike Soroka tops players for Sunday, July 14; Rays’ Yarbrough tops AL players

Braves pitcher Mike Soroka is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Soroka struck out nine over seven scoreless innings, allowing six hits and one walk, in the 4-1 win over the Padres.

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Nationals’ Scherzer tops players for Saturday, July 6, rises to 3rd in ’19 player rankings, 6th in ‘all-time’ career points

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to third place in season player rankings and sixth place on Box-Toppers’ “all-time” career points list.

Also Saturday, two other players rise in Box-Toppers season player rankings top 10 list after earning Player of the Game honors—Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole rises to sixth place and Indians pitcher Shane Bieber rises to seventh place.

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Pirates’ Josh Bell tops players for Monday, July 1, rises to lead NL batters in 2019 Box-Toppers points

Josh Bell of the Pirates is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to 10th place in season player rankings and taking the lead among National League batters.

Bell hit three home runs, including a three-run shot, in the 18-5 win over the Cubs. Bell went 4-for-6, scoring four times and driving in seven runs.

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Indians’ Aaron Civale tops players for Saturday, June 22; Brewers’ Hader maintains 2nd in player rankings

Indians pitcher Aaron Civale is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day in his Major League debut.

Also Saturday, Brewers pitcher Josh Hader maintains his second-place rank in Box-Toppers season player rankings, increasing his lead among National League pitchers, after earning NL Player of the Day honors.

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Indians’ Bauer tops players for Sunday, June 16; Hader, Ryu rise in player rankings top 10

Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Sunday, Brewers pitcher Josh Hader rises to second place in Box-Toppers season player rankings—increasing his lead among National League pitchers—after earning Player of the Game honors. Plus, Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings, becoming the sixth player in 2019 to reach 10 Box-Toppers points.

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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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Red Sox’ Chris Sale tops players for Wednesday, June 5; Rays’ Morton rises to 3rd in player rankings

Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

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

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Marlins’ Pablo Lopez tops players for Tuesday, June 4; Ryu, Hendricks, Castillo rise in player rankings top 10

Marlins pitcher Pablo Lopez is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, three players rise in Box-Toppers season player rankings top 10 after earning Player of the Game honors—Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu rises to third place, Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks rises to fifth place and Reds pitcher Luis Castillo rises to sixth place.

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Padres‘ Joey Lucchesi tops players for Friday, May 24; Indians’ Bieber rises to 3rd in player rankings

Padres pitcher Joey Lucchesi is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Friday, Indians pitcher Shane Bieber rises to third place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Padres’ Lauer tops players for Wednesday, May 22; Hader, Ozuna rise in top 10 player rankings

Padres pitcher Eric Lauer is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Wednesday, Brewers pitcher Josh Hader maintains his second-place spot in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. Plus, Marcell Ozuna of the Cardinals rises to eighth place after earning Player of the Game honors Wednesday.

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Astros’ Brad Peacock tops players for Monday, May 20; Padres’ Paddack rises to 3rd in player rankings

Astros pitcher Brad Peacock is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Game.

Also Monday, Padres pitcher Chris Paddack rises to third place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Indians’ Bieber tops players for Sunday, May 19, rises to 10th; Hader, Ryu also rise in top 10 rankings

Indians pitcher Shane Bieber is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to 10th place in season player rankings.

Also Sunday, two other players rise in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors—Brewers pitcher Josh Hader maintains his second-place spot and Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu rises to seventh place.

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Dodgers’ Rich Hill tops players for Friday, May 17; Athletics’ Montas tops AL players

Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Hill struck out 10 over six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and no walks, in the 6-0 win over the Reds.

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Phillies’ Eflin tops players for Saturday, May 11, rises to 3rd; Pujols ties record for most consecutive seasons earning points

Phillies pitcher Zach Eflin is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to third place in season player rankings.

Also Saturday, Albert Pujols ties Box-Toppers all-time record for most consecutive seasons earning Box-Toppers points at 19, after earning his first Player of the Game honor of 2019.

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Red Sox’ Chris Sale tops players for Wednesday, May 8; Diamondbacks’ Ray tops NL players

Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Sale struck out 14 over eight innings, allowing one run, three hits and no walks, in the 2-1, 12-inning win over the Orioles. Sale did not earn the win, picking up a no-decision because the game was tied, 1-1, when he exited.

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Diamondbacks’ Luke Weaver tops players for Saturday, May 4; Twins’ Odorizzi tops AL players

Diamondbacks pitcher Luke Weaver is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Weaver struck out eight over seven innings, allowing one run, three hits and one walk, in the 9-2 win over the Rockies.

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Rays’ Tyler Glasnow tops players for Friday, May 3, rises to lead Box-Toppers player rankings

Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to take the lead in season player rankings.

Also Friday, two other players rise in Box-Toppers season player rankings top 10 list after earning Player of the Game honors—Brewers pitcher Josh Hader rises to fifth place and Ketel Marte of the Diamondbacks rises to ninth place.

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Mets’ Noah Syndergaard tops players for Thursday, May 2; Nationals’ Strasburg rises to 7th in player rankings

Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

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

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