Beat the Streak Report: Monday, June 16

Picks of the day

polanco.jpgPlacido Polanco, 2B, Tigers

  • 6 multi-hit efforts during 7-game hit streak
  • .355 AVG since April 25

Chipper Jones, 3B, Braves

  • ML-leading .402 AVG
  • Tied for ML lead with 94 hits

Top 5 current leaders

1. spooky93, 30  games
2. funnlks56, 26 games
2. jmc51966, 26 games
2. rupp44,26  games
5. bicefam, 25 games

Season leader: jerrymohr, 39 games

Yesterday’s results

After a week’s hiatus, the BTS world once again has a streak of 30 games.
ichiro.jpg
Spooky93 received a two-hit day from master batsman Ichiro Suzuki, pushing his streak into the realm of the BTS elite.

Ichiro’s performance helped another BTS participants move into a tie for second at 26 games, where he was joined by two fans who received just enough on offense from Nick Markakis (1-for-5) and J.D. Drew (1-for-2).

The BTS leaders were wise to pick these hot hitters, but it turned out to be a tough day for those who went with the most popular selections. Manny Ramirez (7.4 percent) didn’t play in Boston’s victory, but Chase Utley (5.0 percent) and Chipper Jones (4.8 percent) both went 0-for-4, while Jose Reyes (4.7 percent) finished hitless in the second game of a doubleheader with the Rangers.

Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players

1. Manny Ramirez (BOS): 7.4%, 0-for-0
2. Chase Utley (PHI): 5.0%, 0-for-4
3. Chipper Jones (ATL): 4.8%, 0-for-4
4. Jose Reyes (NYM): 4.7%, 1-for-8
5. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 4.5%, 2-for-5

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