Beat the Streak Report: Thursday, Aug. 21
Picks of the day
- 17-for-30 (.567) vs. LAD RHP Derek Lowe
- .364 AVG since All-Star break
- 11-for-28 vs. LAD RHP Derek Lowe
- .377 AVG in August
Yesterday’s picks, results
Jeff Kent (LAD), 2-for-4
Jhonny Peralta (CLE), 1-for-3
Top 5 current leaders
1. eduneversaydie (Placido Polanco)
2. knightbomb (Magglio Ordonez)
2. smithdog52 (Magglio Ordonez)
4. bruinscup72 (Dustin Pedroia)
4. hinnami (Manny Ramirez)
BTS leader eduneversaydie stayed put at 37 games with Placido Polanco sitting out yesterday’s game due to a knee injury.
Second-place competitors knightbomb and smithdog52 inched closer to the top spot after a 1-for-3 night from Magglo Ordonez extended their streaks to 33 games. Things weren’t as fortunate for scasmflop, whose streak came to a close at 29 games. His departure turned fourth place into a two-way tie between bruinscup72 and hinnami, who were rewarded by one-hit performances from Dustin Pedroia (1-for-5) and Manny Ramirez (1-for-4). Moving into a tie with pupway10 for sixth place were jfb17 and vsh_vs, whose streaks improved to 29 thanks to Brian Roberts (2-for-4) and Ichiro Suzuki (3-for-3).
With several competitors falling out of the running, the number of fans still able to reach 57 games fell to 188.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players:
1. Dustin Pedroia (BOS): 4.0%, 1-for-5
2. Manny Ramirez (LAD): 3.9%, 1-for-4
3. Magglio Ordonez (DET): 3.8%, 1-for-3
4. Placido Polanco (DET): 3.4%, 0-for-0
5. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 3.1%, 3-for-3