Box-Toppers’ All-Stars: A look at B-T point leaders by position in each league

With the first round of All-Star voting ending next week, here is a look at who is leading in Box-Toppers points at each position in both leagues.

Actually, because the 2019 season so far is a relatively small sample size—barely 40 percent complete—we’ll also look at top players since the start of the 2018 season.

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Diamondbacks’ Zack Greinke tops players for Thursday, June 13; Greinke, Bellinger rise in player rankings top 10

Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to fourth place in season player rankings.

Also Thursday, Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers rises to ninth 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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Brewers’ Brandon Woodruff tops players for Sunday, May 26; Twins’ Odorizzi rises to 7th in player rankings

Brewers pitcher Brandon Woodruff is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Sunday, Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi rises to seventh place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning American League Player of the Day honors.

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Dodgers’ Maeda tops players for Wednesday, May 15; Astros’ Verlander extends player rankings lead

Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Wednesday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander extends his lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning American League Player of the Day honors. Plus, Brewers pitcher Josh Hader and Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke both rise in player rankings top 10 after earning Player of the Game honors.

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Braves’ Teheran tops players for Sunday, May 5; Brewers’ Hader rises to lead player rankings

Braves pitcher Julio Teheran is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Sunday, Brewers closing pitcher Josh Hader rises to lead Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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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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Astros’ Cole tops player for Tuesday, April 30; Diamondbacks’ Greinke rises to 2nd in player rankings

Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke rises to second place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning National League Player of the Day honors. Grienke also rises to lead NL pitchers in season player rankings, plus he rises to fifth place in most career Box-Toppers points since 1995.

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Diamondbacks’ Zack Greinke tops players for Thursday, April 25, rises to 7th in season player rankings

Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is Thursday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day and rises to seventh place in season player rankings.

Greinke struck out seven over seven scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk, in the 5-0 win over the Pirates.

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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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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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A look at Box-Toppers season-by-season AL & NL pitching & batting leaders, 1995-2018

Analyzing 24 years of Box-Toppers points leaders in pitching & batting in both leagues

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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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