Beat the Streak Report: Monday, Sept. 8

Picks of the day
abreu_bts.jpgBobby Abreu, OF, Yankees

  • 8-for-16 (.500) vs. LAA RHP Jon Garland since ’03
  • .338 AVG since Aug. 1

Alex Rodriguez, 3B, Yankees

  • 9-for-24 (.375) vs. LAA RHP Jon Garland since ’03
  • Career .335 AVG at Angel Stadium

Yesterday pick

Bobby Abreu (NYY), 0-for-4

Top 5 current leaders

1. jtfluet5 (Ichiro Suzuki)
2. brian.gray (Derek Jeter)
3. driversmasher77 (Denard Span)
4. bubblegumga (Dustin Pedroia)
4. mwkegg (Mark Teixeira)
4. tu_papi_recive (Ichiro Suzuki)

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

Yesterday’s results
With the entire Top 5 getting eliminated over the weekend, jtfluet5 emerged as the new BTS leader at 33 games, thanks to 1-for-4 performance from Ichiro Suzuki yesterday.

jeter_bts2.jpgThe leaderboard breakdown also left brian.gray in second place at 31 games after Derek Jeter went 2-for-3 against Seattle, including a solo home run. Third-place competitor driversmasher77 extended his streak to 29 games after a gutsy selection of rookie Denard Span, who went 2-for-4 vs. Detroit.

Moving into a tie for fourth place was bubblegumga, mwkegg and tu_papi_recive, thanks to the reliable bats of Dustin Pedroia (1-for-4), Mark Teixeira (2-for-5) and Ichiro, respectively.

Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players:
1. Dustin Pedroia (BOS): 9.1%, 1-for-4
2. Bobby Abreu (NYY): 5.9%, 0-for-4
3. Derek Jeter (NYY): 5.9%, 2-for-3
4. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 4.6%, 1-for-4
5. Alex Rodriguez (NYY): 3.7%, 0-for-3


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