Blue Jays’ Gaviglio tops players for Saturday, April 20; Greinke passes Pujols on ’all-time’ points list

Blue Jays pitcher Sam Gaviglio is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Reds pitcher Luis Castillo rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning National League Player of the Day honors. Plus, Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke now has the sixth-most career Box-Toppers points since 1995, passing Albert Pujols on the “all-time” list, after earning Player of the Game honors Saturday.

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Yankees’ James Paxton tops players for Tuesday, April 16; 3 players rise in top 10 player rankings

Yankees pitcher James Paxton is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Meanwhile, three players rise in Box-Toppers season player rankings top 10 list after earning Player of the Game honors Tuesday: Christian Yelich of the Brewers rises to third place, Cubs pitcher Jose Quintana rises to eighth place and Indians pitcher Shane Bieber rises to ninth place.

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Brewers’ Christian Yelich tops players for Monday, April 15; Indians’ Bauer rises to lead player rankings

Christian Yelich of the Brewers is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to ninth place in season player rankings.

Also Monday, Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer rises to first place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning American League Player of the Day honors.

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Astros’ Verlander tops player for Saturday, April 13; Sabathia earns Box-Toppers points in 19th straight season, tying all-time record

Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to ninth in season player rankings.

Also Saturday, Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia ties Box-Toppers’ all-time record by earning at least 1.0 Box-Toppers point in 19 straight seasons after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Cubs’ Cole Hamels tops players for Friday, April 12, rises to 15th on Box-Toppers career points list

Cubs pitcher Cole Hamels is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to 15th place in career Box-Toppers points since 1995.

Hamels struck out six over eight innings, allowing one run, four hits and no walks, in the 5-1 win over the Angels.

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Rays’ Tyler Glasnow tops players for Wednesday, April 10, rises to 6th in season player rankings

Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to sixth place in season player rankings.

Glasnow struck out 11 over six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk, in the 9-1 win over the White Sox.

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Reds’ Luis Castillo tops players for Tuesday, April 9, rises to 8th in season player rankings

Reds pitcher Luis Castillo is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to eighth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings.

Castillo struck out eight over seven scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk, in the 14-0 win over the Marlins.

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Rays’ Blake Snell tops players for Monday, April 8, rises to 2nd in season player rankings

Rays pitcher Blake Snell is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to second place in season player rankings.

Snell struck out 11 over six innings, allowing one run, six hits and no walks, in the 5-1 win over the White Sox.

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Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg tops players for Thursday, April 4; Indians’ Bauer rises to lead season player rankings

Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Thursday, Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer rises to lead Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning American League Player of the Day honors.

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Rays’ Blake Snell tops players for Tuesday, April 2; Dodgers’ Bellinger extends lead in season player rankings

Rays pitcher Blake Snell is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers extends his lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors for the third time already in the first week of the season.

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Marlins’ Sandy Alcantara tops player for Sunday, March 31; Dodgers’ Bellinger rises to player rankings lead

Marlins pitcher Sandy Alcantara is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Sunday, Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers takes the early outright lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors for the second straight day.

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Indians’ Trevor Bauer tops player for Saturday, March 30; Dodgers’ Bellinger tops NL players

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

Bauer struck out nine over seven innings, allowing one run, one hit and one walk, in the 2-1 win over the Twins. Bauer did not earn the win, picking up the no-decision, because the game was tied, 1-1, when he exited.

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Twins’ Jose Berrios tops players in Thursday, March 28's opening day games

Twins pitcher Jose Berrios is Box-Toppers Player of the Day in Thursday’s Opening Day games.

Berrios struck out 10 over 7 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk, in the 2-0 win over the Indians.

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Indians’ Corey Kluber tops players for Wednesday, Sept. 5, rises to 5th in player rankings

Indians pitcher Corey Kluber is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to fifth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings.

Kluber struck out 10 over 6 2/3 innings, allowing one run, two hits and one walk, in the 3-1 win over the Royals.

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Mets’ Jose Bautista tops players for Thursday, Aug. 16; Rays’ Snell tops AL players

Jose Bautista of the Mets is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Bautista hit a grand slam and doubled, going 3-for-4, scoring three times and driving in seven runs, in the 24-4 win over the Phillies.

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Rays’ Tyler Glasnow tops players for Tuesday, Aug. 7; Red Sox’ Martinez extends AL batting rankings lead

Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, J.D. Martinez of the Red Sox extended his season Box-Toppers points lead among American League batters, becoming the first batter in 2018 to reach 10 Box-Toppers points.

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Diamondbacks’ Godley tops players for Tuesday, July 31; Astros’ Morton rises to 9th in player rankings

Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Godley is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, Astros pitcher Charlie Morton rises to ninth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Twins’ Kyle Gibson tops players for Thursday, July 12; Pujols earns Box-Toppers points in 18th straight season

Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Thursday, Albert Pujols of the Angels has now earned Box-Toppers points in 18 consecutive seasons, tied with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia for the longest active season streak; it is tied for the third-longest streak since 1995, when Box-Toppers tracking began.

In addition Thursday, Box-Toppers’ two top-ranked players for 2018 started Thursday but neither earned Player of the Game honors in their teams’ wins. Neither top-ranked Luis Severino of the Yankees nor second-ranked Max Scherzer of the Nationals were top players in their games.

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Mariners’ James Paxton tops players for Sunday, July 1; Yankees’ Severino rises to player rankings lead

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

Also Sunday, Yankees pitcher Luis Severino rises to lead Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors, passing Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer. Plus, Rays pitcher Blake Snell rises to ninth place in player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors Sunday.

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