Beat the Streak Report: Monday, Aug. 11

Picks of the day

David Wright, 3B, Mets

  • 3-for-9 (.333) vs. PIT LHP Zach Duke
  • 10-for-22 (.455) during 5-game hit streak

Aubrey Huff, DH, Orioles

  • .403 AVG during 18-game hit streak
  • Career .321 AVG in August

Weekend picks, results

Friday: Garret Anderson (LAA): 1-for-5; Jose Reyes (NYM): 1-for-4
Saturday: Carlos Lee (HOU): 0-for-0, BB
Sunday: Mark Teixeira (LAA): 1-for-2
Top 5 current leaders
(yesterday’s pick)

1. bassman, 33 games (Chipper Jones)
2. eduneversaydie, 28 (Lance Berkman)
2. vidrohater, 28 (Chone Figgins)
4. cali_kid, 27 (Orlando Hudson)
4. jpsteeleaz69, 27 (Placido Polanco)
BTS season leader:  Robert Paradise, 48
BTS all-time leader: Michael Karatzia, 49
MLB all-time leader: Joe DiMaggio, 56   

Weekend results

First-place competitor bassman survived his first ever weekend as BTS leader and took a few steps closer to the elusive 57-game mark. The leader stretched his streak to 33 games on Sunday when Chipper Jones laced a first-inning single off Brandon Webb to complete a 1-for-3 performance.

choneBTS.jpgFifth-place fan jpsteeleaz69 made his way onto the leaderboard after user taswanso was unable to last through the weekend. The Top 5 caboose-rider extended his streak to 27 games after Placido Polanco scratched out a 1-for-5 effort against Greg Smith and the Athletics.

Top 5 competitors eduneversaydie and vidrohater both kept pace with the leader over the weekend, using timely hits from Lance Berkman (1-for-3) and Chone Figgins (2-for-5) on Sunday. Fourth-place fan cali_kid kept his place in the Top 5 but lost a game on the leader after his pick, Orlando Hudson, did not play on Sunday due to a wrist injury.

Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players

1. Dustin Pedroia (BOS): 6.0%, 1-for-4
2. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 4.0%, 2-for-5
3. Mark Teixeira (LAA): 3.9%, 1-for-2
4. Manny Ramirez (LAD): 2.9%, 1-for-4
5. Jose Reyes (NYM): 2.3%, 2-for-4

One comment

  1. backrubs

    those with david wright who have not looked at the box score yet, relax, he had a 3 run homer in the first inning.

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