Beat the Streak Report: Thursday, May 29
- 9-for-17 (.529 AVG) vs. LAD RHP Brad Penny
- Hit safely in 18 of last 20 G
- Penny: .294 BAA in ’08
- 6-for-6 vs. COL LHP Jeff Francis
- 13-for-41 (.317 AVG) in last 9 G
- Francis: .303 BAA vs. RHB in ’08
Top 5 current leaders
1. jefybasbal, 31 games
1. http://www.dsdegirolamo, 31 games
3. vandusenkfe, 28 games
4. billymunster1, 27 games
4. konameisters, 27 games
Season leader: jerrymohr, 39 games
It was the end of an era in the BTS world, as Brian Kaufman saw his 38-game hit streak come to an end.
The BTS leader tabbed Ryan Braun to continue his lengthy run, but the Brewers left fielder managed just a walk in three plate appearances. Congratulations to Brian, whose 38-game streak would tie Jimmy Rollins for the eighth-longest mark of all-time if it played out on Major League baseball fields.
That leaves a pair of 31-game streak holders at the top of the BTS chart. Both of the new leaders choose Chipper Jones — who singled in two official plate appearances — as their day’s pick, as did three other members of the BTS Top 10.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most
1. Chipper Jones (ATL): 14.7%, 1-for-2
2. Derrek Lee (CHC): 6.2%, 0-for-4
3. Lance Berkman (HOU): 3.6%, 1-for-4
4. Albert Pujols (STL): 3.6%, 0-for-2
5. Ryan Braun (MIL) 3.6%, 0-for-2