Beat the Streak Report: Friday, May 23

Weekend picks

Friday

wrightbts.jpgDavid Wright, 3B, Mets

  • 5-for-8 (.625 AVG) vs. COL LHP Jeff Francis
  • Hit safely in 13 of last 14 G

Ichiro Suzuki, OF, Mariners

  • .359 AVG in May
  • 7-for-15 (.467 AVG) since ’03 vs. NYY LHP Andy Pettitte (.292 BAA in ’08)

Saturday

Albert Pujols, 1B, Cardinals

  • 12-for-30 (.400 AVG) career vs. LAD RHP Brad Penny
  • .366 AVG in last 10 G
  • .351 AVG overall in ’08

Sunday

mannybtsyes.jpgManny Ramirez, OF, Red Sox

  • 10-for-18 (.556 AVG) career vs. OAK RHP Joe Blanton
  • Blanton: .317 BAA vs. RHB in ’08


Top 5 current leaders

1. bdk26, 33 games
2. kward, 28 games   
3. big andy, 26    games   
3. giantsfn1, 26 games
3. jefybasbal, 26 games

Season leader: jerrymohr, 39 games

Yesterday’s results

berkmanbts.jpgIt was a good day for the participants who chose any of the players who comprised the five most popular picks: Lance Berkman (8.8 percent), Ichiro Suzuki (8.2 percent), Ryan Braun (6.5 percent), Dustin Pedroia (4.6 percent) and Chipper Jones (3.9 percent).

The BTS leader pushed his hitting streak to 33 games thanks to a 3-for-5 performance from Berkman, while the second-place holder moved up to 28 games with Pedroia’s 1-for-5 showing.

Victor Martinez, the sixth most popular pick of the day at 3.6 percent, exited his game early, ending the ninth-place holder’s chances of moving up.

Also falling out of the Top 10 were third-ranked fan, who picked Nick Markakis (0-for-4), and the seventh-ranked fan, who went with Kaz Matsui (0-for-5).

Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players

1. Lance Berkman (HOU): 8.8%, 3-for-5
2. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 8.2%, 2-for-4
3. Ryan Braun (MIL): 6.5%, 1-for-4
4. Dustin Pedroia (BOS): 4.6%, 1-for-5
5. Chipper Jones (ATL): 3.9%, 2-for-4

1 Comment

hey…where’s Monday’s picks?

They lock in less than an hour!

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