Beat the Streak Report: Wednesday, Aug. 27

Picks of the day 

berkmanbts.jpgLance Berkman, 1B, Astros

  • 13-for-25 (.520) vs. CIN RHP Josh Fogg
  • .345 AVG vs. RHP in ’08

Alfonso Soriano, OF, Cubs

  • 12-for-21 vs. PIT LHP Zach Duke
  • .392 AVG vs. LHP in ’08

Yesterday’s picks, results

Albert Pujols (STL), 0-for-3
Chipper Jones (ATL), 1-for-5

Top 5 current leaders

1. damayr (Chase Utley)
2. jeffrey_german_vila (Matt Holliday)
3. cubdane (Chipper Jones)
3. joeythecrow2004 (Chipper Jones)
3. longlostlocke (Alfonso Soriano)

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

Yesterday’s results

mattkemp.jpgAnother BTS leader bit the dust last night, as halfogre’s hitting streak ended at 33 games after Matt Kemp came up empty in five at-bats.

Three other Top 5 competitors saw their luck run out as well. An 0-for-5 performance from Alex Rodriguez knocked purchasing and humber_95 out of the running and a 0-for-3 showing from Albert Pujols eliminated four percent of all users.

With halfogre eliminated from action, damayr became the new BTS leader at 33 games, thanks to Chase Utley, who went 1-for-4 against the Mets. Moving into second place was jeffrey_german_vila, when Matt Holliday singled in five at-bats against the Giants.

With several competitors falling out of the running, the number of users capable of reaching 57 games dropped to 16.

Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players:
1. Matt Holliday (COL): 6.2%, 1-for-5
2. Alfonso Soriano (CHC): 5.2%, 3-for-6
3. Chipper Jones (ATL): 4.5%, 1-for-5
4. Albert Pujols (STL): 4.0%, 0-for-3
5. Lance Berkman (HOU): 3.9%, 1-for-4


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