Beat the Streak Report: Sunday, Aug. 24
Pick of the day
- 14-for-23 (.609 AVG) career vs. PHI RHP Joe Blanton
- .375 AVG in August
Yesterday’s pick, results
Carlos Beltran (NYM), 0-for-3
Top 5 current leaders
1. pupway10 (Jose Reyes)
2. halfogre (Milton Bradley)
3. damayr (Jose Reyes)
4. spalaniappan0209 (Chipper Jones)
5. bosbball (Albert Pujols)
An outstanding 39-game hit streak by eduneversaydie came to a close yesterday when Dustin Pedroia went 0-for-3 against Toronto. Though eduneversaydie fell short of the 40-game mark, his run tied competitor 3059s36 for the season’s second-highest mark. The hitless performance also ended Pedroia’s personal streak at nine.
Two other Top 5 competitors were also eliminated from play, including second-place bruinscup72 and fifth-place kbarnett10, both of whom chose Ichiro Suzuki (0-for-4).
With eduneversaydie and bruinscup72 out of the running, pupway 10 became the new BTS leader at 32 games thanks to Jose Reyes, who went 2-for-4 vs. Houston. Reyes also pushed damayr into third place at 30 games. Seizing hold of the second spot at 31 games was halfogre, who benefited from a 1-for-3 showing from Milton Bradley.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players:
1. Dustin Pedroia (BOS): 6.8%, 0-for-3
2. Carlos Beltran (NYM) 6.0%, 0-for-3
3. Josh Hamilton (TEX): 5.7%, 0-for-4
4. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 4.7%, 0-for-4
5. Jose Reyes (NYM): 3.9%, 2-for-4