Astros’ Will Harris tops players in Thursday's ALCS Game 4 win over Yankees

Astros relief pitcher Will Harris is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Thursday’s American League Championship Series Game 4 win over the Yankees.

Harris struck out two in a scoreless and hitless seventh inning, allowing no walks. Harris did not earn the win, picking up a no-decision. The win went to reliever Ryan Pressly, who exited after the fifth inning with the Astros leading.

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Astros, Yankees resume AL Championship Series Thursday after Wednesday's rainout

Wednesday’s American League Championship Series Game 4 in New York was postponed by rain and rescheduled for Thursday.

The Houston Astros lead the New York Yankees in the best-of-seven game series, 2-1.

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Nationals’ Scherzer, Yankees’ Tanaka top players in Saturday's league championship series games

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer and Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka are top players in Saturday’s pair of league championship games.

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ALCS Preview: Rocketing Astros face the rising, resilient, rehabilitating Yankees

Do the New York Yankees even stand a chance facing the rocketing Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series?

Astros players accumulated by far the most Box-Toppers points of any team (158.1). The Yankees had 123.4 points, ranked fifth overall. The Astros top three pitchers are among Box-Toppers’ top-10 ranked players in 2019. Meanwhile, the Yankees top player, James Paxton (14.1 Box-Toppers points), ranks 19th overall.

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Nationals’ Anibal Sanchez tops players in Friday's NL Championship Series Game 1

Nationals pitcher Anibal Sanchez is Box-Toppers Player of the Game in Friday’s National League Championship Series Game 1.

Sanchez struck out five over 7 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing one hit and one walk, in the 2-0 win over the Cardinals.

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Morton, Scherzer, Torres, Goldschmidt top players in Monday's four league division series games

In four league division series playoff games Monday these are Box-Toppers Players of the Game:

Rays pitcher Charlie Morton, Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer, Gleyber Torres of the Yankees and Paul Goldschmidt of the Cardinals.

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Braves’ Mike Soroka, Dodgers’ Russell Martin top players in Sunday's pair of NLDS games

Braves pitcher Mike Soroka and Russell Martin of the Dodgers are Sunday’s Box-Toppers top players in a pair of National League Division Series games.

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Box-Toppers picks Astros’ Gerrit Cole for AL Cy Young & MVP: A look at our postseason awards ballot

Box-Toppers is casting a vote for the American League Cy Young Award to Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole.

We are also casting our vote for AL Most Valuable Player to … Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole.

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Cubs’ Hamels tops players for Saturday, Sept. 28; Astros’ Verlander maintains 2nd place in player rankings

Cubs pitcher Cole Hamels is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander maintains his second-place spot in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. He also now has the 12th-highest single-season Box-Toppers point total (27.5) since 1995, when player tracking began.

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Astros’ Greinke tops players for Wednesday, Sept. 25; Greinke, deGrom, Morton rise in top 10 rankings

Astros pitcher Zack Greinke is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to seventh place in season player rankings.

Also Wednesday, Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning National League Player of the Day honors. Plus, Rays pitcher Charlie Morton maintains his fifth-place spot in season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Mets’ Stroman tops players for Tuesday, Sept. 17; Astros’ Verlander rises to 5th in ‘all-time’ rankings

Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander rises to fifth place on Box-Toppers “all-time” career points list, passing Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, after earning AL Player of the Day honors. Verlander also becomes the second player this season to reach 25 Box-Toppers points (26.5), maintaining his second-place spot in Box-Toppers season player rankings.

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Mets’ deGrom tops players for Saturday, Sept. 14; Astros’ Greinke rises to 8th in player rankings

Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Astros pitcher Zack Greinke rises to eighth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Mets’ deGrom tops players for Monday, Sept. 9; Bieber, Greinke rise in top 10 rankings

Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom is Monday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Monday, Indians pitcher Shane Bieber rises to fourth in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. Plus, Astros pitcher Zack Greinke rises to 10th in season player rankings and rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers “all-time” career points rankings after earning American League Player of the Day honors.

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Diamondbacks’ Young tops players for Saturday, Sept. 7; Verlander regains player rankings lead

Diamondbacks pitcher Alex Young is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander regains the lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. Verlander also rises to fifth place in career Box-Toppers points since 1995.

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Verlander, pitching no-hitter, tops players for Sunday, Sept. 1, regains player rankings lead, reaches 200 career Box-Toppers points

Astros pitcher Justin Verlander, pitching a no-hitter, is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to first place in season player rankings.

Verlander also becomes the seventh player in Box-Toppers tracking history (which began in 1995) to reach 200 career Box-Toppers points, rising to sixth place on Box-Toppers’ “all-time” career points list.

In addition, Verlander Sunday had Box-Toppers’ highest Box-Toppers game score of any Player of the Game this season.

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Strasburg tops players for Saturday, Aug. 31, extends B-T lead among NL pitchers; Pujols reaches 200 career points

Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, extending his lead among National League pitchers in season player rankings.

Also Saturday, Albert Pujols of the Angels becomes the sixth player—and first batter—to reach 200 career Box-Toppers points since player tracking began in 1995. Pujols rises to sixth place on Box-Toppers’ “all-time” career points, passing Astros pitcher Justin Verlander.

In addition Saturday, Brewers pitcher Josh Hader rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning his first Player of the Game honor in more than a month.

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Dodgers’ Walker Buehler tops players for Tuesday, Aug. 27; Astros’ Verlander extends player rankings lead

Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to 10th place in season player rankings.

Also Tuesday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander extended his lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. He also rises to sixth place in Box-Toppers career points “all-time” rankings, passing Albert Pujols.

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