Nationals‘ Max Scherzer tops players for Tuesday, June 25, rises to 5th in season player rankings

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day, rising to fifth place in season player rankings.

Scherzer struck out 10 over eight innings, allowing one run, five hits and no walks, in the 6-1 win over the Marlins.

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A look at how 2019 All-Star finalists fare in Box-Toppers points and rankings

There are nine players who lead their league’s positions in Box-Toppers points who are also among the finalists in the newfangled All-Star “general” election being held this week.

But there are eight players who lead their league’s position in Box-Toppers points who are not even listed among the top three finalists (top nine for outfielders) for their positions.

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Mariners’ J.P. Crawford tops players for Sunday, June 23; Astros’ Verlander extends player rankings lead

J.P. Crawford of the Mariners is Sunday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Sunday, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander extends his lead in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors.

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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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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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Box-Toppers 2017-18 All-Star teams

The Box-Toppers All-Star teams for 2017-18 consist of the best players at each position in each league over those previous two seasons.

Among the 27 players included on the American and National League teams are 15 who are also on Box-Toppers 2018 All-Star teams (those players are denoted in the chart above with an asterisk).

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Marlins’ Jordan Yamamoto tops players for Tuesday, June 18; White Sox’ Jimenez rises to lead AL batters in Box-Toppers points

Marlins pitcher Jordan Yamamoto is Tuesday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Tuesday, Eloy Jimenez of the White Sox rises to lead American League batters in 2019 Box-Toppers points after earning Player of the Game 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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Cubs’ Yu Darvish tops players for Saturday, June 15; Indians’ Bieber rises to 9th in player rankings

Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish is Saturday’s Box-Toppers Player of the Day.

Also Saturday, Indians pitcher Shane Bieber rises to ninth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning American League Player of the Day honors.

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Twins’ Kyle Gibson tops players for Friday, June 14; Astros’ Cole rises to 4th in player rankings

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

Also Friday, Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole rises to fourth place in Box-Toppers season player rankings after earning Player of the Game honors. Plus, Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer rises to ninth place on Box-Toppers “all-time” career points list, passing Alex Rodriguez.

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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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