Beat the Streak Report: Tuesday, Aug. 19
Picks of the day
- 12-for-27 (.444) vs. PIT SP Ian Snell
- .348 AVG in ’08
- 9-for-25 (.360) vs. MIL SP Ben Sheets
- .491 AVG during 15-game hit streak
Yesterday’s picks, results
Jermaine Dye (CWS), 2-for-5
Garret Anderson (LAA), 1-for-4
Top 5 current leaders
1. eduneversaydie (Orlando Cabrera)
2. jpsteeleaz69 (Jose Reyes)
3. knightbomb (Jermaine Dye)
3. smithdog52 (Jermaine Dye)
5. scasmflop (Michael Young)
After overtaking bassman for the top spot, BTS leader eduneversaydie improved on his gains yesterday when Orlando Cabrera went 1-for-5. The White Sox shortstop slugged a two-run homer in the fifth inning of a 13-5 win over Seattle, keeping eduneversaydie’s streak alive at 36 games.
A rare day off for Jose Reyes kept second-place jpsteeleaz69 at 33 games, while a 2-for-5 performance from Jermaine Dye pushed both third-place competitors knightbomb and smithdog52 to 31 games. With bruinscup72 dropping to sixth place after picking injured second baseman Ian Kinsler, and kehsiao being eliminated from the Top 5, scasmflop was able to take sole control of fifth place, thanks to a 1-for-5 night from Michael Young. Two other Top 10 competitors were rewarded by Young, including sixth-place pupway10 and ninth-place jfb17.
The number of fans still able to reach 57 games fell to 272.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players:
1. Ian Kinsler (TEX): 8.0%, 0-for-0
2. Jermaine Dye (CWS): 7.8%, 2-for-5
3. Dustin Pedroia (BOS): 7.7%, 1-for-4
4. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 6.7%, 3-for-5
5. Jose Reyes (NYM): 5.6%, 0-for-0