Dodgers’ Kershaw tops players for Wednesday, Aug. 14; Pujols regains 6th on Box-Toppers’ ‘all-time’ list

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is Wednesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Meanwhile, Albert Pujols of the Angels regains sixth place on Box-Toppers “all-time” career points list after earning Player of the Game honors Wednesday.

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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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Astros’ Verlander tops players for Sunday, Aug. 4, extending ’19 player rankings lead, rising to 6th in ‘all-time’ career points

Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, extending his lead in season player rankings and rising to sixth place in career Box-Toppers points since 1995.

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

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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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Orioles’ Wojciechowski tops players for Sunday, July 21; Pujols rises to lead AL batters in 2019 points

Orioles pitcher Asher Wojciechowski is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Sunday, Albert Pujols of the Angels rises to first place among American League batters in 2019 Box-Toppers points after earning Player of the Game honors.

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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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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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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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Diamondbacks’ Zack Greinke tops players for Friday, July 5, rises to 4th in player rankings

Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is Friday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to fourth place in season player rankings.

Also Friday, Brett Gardner of the Yankees rises to lead American League batters in 2019 Box-Toppers points after earning Player of the Game honors, passing previous leader Mike Trout of the Angels.

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Rays’ Charlie Morton tops players for Tuesday, July 2, rising to 3rd in season player rankings

Rays pitcher Charlie Morton is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to third place in season player rankings.

Morton struck out 12 over seven innings, allowing one run, four hits and one walk, in the 6-3 win over the Orioles.

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Nationals’ Scherzer tops players for Sunday, June 30, rises to 3rd in season player rankings

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to third place in season player rankings and seventh place in career points since 1995.

Also Sunday, three other players in Box-Toppers season player rankings top 10 earn Player of the Game honors: Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole rises to fifth place, Indians pitcher Shane Bieber rises to seventh place and White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito actually falls one spot to ninth place, despite earning Player of the Game honors.

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Orioles’ Cashner tops players for Saturday, June 29; Diamondbacks’ Grienke rises to 4th in player rankings

Orioles pitcher Andrew Cashner is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. He also becomes the fifth player to reach 200 career Box-Toppers points since player tracking began in 1995.

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A Box-Toppers look at All-Star teams as first round of fan voting closes

With the first round of All-Star voting ending today, 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—just under halfway  complete—we’ll also look at top players since the start of the 2018 season.

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