Beat the Streak Report: Monday, April 27

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Today’s recommended picks

Victor Martinez, C, Indians
.397 AVG in ’09; 5-for-11 (.455 AVG) lifetime vs. Red Sox starter Tim Wakefield

Nick Johnson, 1B, Nationals
.373 AVG in ’09; 4-for-6 (.667 AVG) lifetime vs. Phillies starter Joe Blanton

Dustin Pedroia, 2B, Red Sox
4-for-8 (.500 AVG) lifetime vs. Indians starter Cliff Lee; Lee: .327 AVG against in ’09

BTS all-time leader: Michael Karatzia, 49
MLB all-time leader: Joe DiMaggio, 56

Yesterday’s results

And then there were three. That’s the number of fans who remained tied for first place, at 21 games, following Sunday’s action. The three front-runners barely stayed alive, as their selected players — Hanley Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis — each finished the day with one hit. Of course, that’s all it takes to stay alive, and many a lengthy streak throughout the nine-year history of BTS has been sustained by a lone hit.

Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players

1. Kevin Youkilis (BOS): 8.2%, 1-for-3
2. Magglio Ordonez (DET): 5.9%, 0-for-4
3. Miguel Cabrera (DET): 4.3%, 1-for-3
4. Evan Longoria (TB): 4.0%, 0-for-3
5. Hanley Ramirez (FLA): 3.4%, 1-for-4

5 comments

  1. cubs34@q.com

    12 players have a streak of 20

    Brian roberts: 5
    Alfonso Soriano: 2
    Matt Kemp: 2
    Albert Pujols: 1
    Dustin Pedroia: 1
    Victor Martinez: 1

  2. bucketsofbrownies@yahoo.com

    I chose Orlando Hudson on 04-27-09 against the Giants & he went 1-4. The results on the BTS website states that he didn’t play! This is wrong! Does anyone know how I can get this corrected?

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