Picks of the day
- 16-for-35 (.457) vs. SEA SP Jarrod Washburn since ’03
- .338 home AVG in ’08
- 3-for-6 vs. TB SP Andy Sonnanstine
- .386 AVG during 20-game hit streak
Yesterday’s pick, result
Manny Ramirez (LAD), 2-for-4
Top 5 current leaders
1. eduneversaydie (Ichiro Suzuki)
2. jpsteeleaz69 (Magglio Ordonez)
3. knightbomb (Magglio Ordonez)
3. smithdog52 (Miguel Tejada)
5. bruinscup72 (Ichiro Suzuki)
5. kehsiao (Ichiro Suzuki)
5. scasmflop (Ichiro Suzuki)
With bassman out of the running, new BTS leader eduneversaydie leaped into the top spot this past weekend, thanks to the performance of Ichiro Suzuki. The Mariners leadoff man went 2-for-6 in Seattle’s 11-8 loss to Minnesota yesterday, extending eduneversaydie’s streak to 35 games.
BTS leader eduneversaydie wasn’t the only one benefiting from Ichiro’s two-hit performance. Four other Top 10 competitors — bruinscup72, kehsiao, scasmflop and hinnami — picked Ichiro to stay hot on eduneversaydie’s trail.
A day off for Magglio Ordonez kept jpsteeleaz69 and knightbomb at second and third place, respectively, while smithdog52 moved into a tie for third at 30 games, thanks to a 2-for-4 showing from Miguel Tejada. Competitors jwayne714 and pupway10 remained deadlocked at eighth place after tabbing Manny Ramirez (2-for-4, HR) and Alex Rodriguez (3-for-3, HR), respectively, as both sluggers erupted for a combined eight RBIs.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players:
Johnny Damon (NYY): 9.4%, 0-for-4
Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 6.9%, 2-for-6
Alex Rodriguez (NYY): 5.6%, 3-for-3
Vladimir Guerrero (LAA): 4.7%, 0-for-4
Magglio Ordonez (DET): (3.3%), 0-for-0