Beat the Streak Report: Wednesday, Aug. 20

Picks of the day 

kentbts.jpgJeff Kent, 2B, Dodgers

  • 10-for-24 (.417) vs. COL SP Jeff Francis
  • .424 AVG in August

Jhonny Peralta, SS, Indians

  • 11-for-23 (.478) vs. KC SP Gil Meche
  • .324 AVG in August

Yesterday’s picks, results
Albert Pujols (STL), 1-for-4
Ty Wigginton (HOU), 0-for-4

Top 5 current leaders

1. eduneversaydie (Ichiro Suzuki)
2. knightbomb (Albert Pujols)
2. smithdog52 (Albert Pujols)
4. scasmflop (Ichiro Suzuki)
5. bruinscup72 (Ichiro Suzuki)
5. hinnami (Alfonso Soriano)
5. pupway10 (Albert Pujols)

BTS season leader:  Robert Paradise, 48
BTS all-time leader: Michael Karatzia, 49
MLB all-time leader: Joe DiMaggio, 56

Yesterday’s results

ichiro275.jpgIt was a nerve-wracking night for many of the top competitors yesterday. BTS leader eduneversaydie survived when Ichiro Suzuki singled in his final at-bat, extending his streak to 37 games.

Ichiro’s ninth-inning hit also nudged scasmflop and bruinscup72 into fourth and fifth place, respectively. Yesterday’s second-place competitor jpsteeleaz69 wasn’t so lucky, however, as an 0-for-2 showing from Jose Reyes snapped his streak at 33.

There was plenty of luck to go around, as almost every Top 10 competitor benefited from one-hit performances. A 1-for-4 game from Albert Pujols moved knightbomb and smithdog52 into a tie for second place at 32 games and extended pupway10’s streak to 29 games. Other 1-for-4 performances from Alfonso Soriano and Dustin Pedroia pushed fifth-place competitor hinnami to 29 games and eigth-place competitors jfb17 and vsh_vs to 28 games.

With several users falling out of the running, the number of fans still able to reach 57 games fell to 239.

Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players:

1. Albert Pujols (STL): 9.9%, 1-for-4
2. Dustin Pedroia (BOS): 7.7%, 1-for-4
3. Derrek Lee (CHC): 5.5%, 2-for-4
4. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 4.1%, 1-for-5
5. Jose Reyes (NYM): 3.4%, 0-for-2
5. Hanley Ramirez (FLA): 3.4%, 1-for-5

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