Beat the Streak Report: Thursday, April 30

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Today’s recommended picks

Jacoby Ellsbury, OF, Red Sox
7-for-16 (.438 AVG) vs. Rays starter Matt Garza; multiple hits in 7 of 12 G

Robinson Cano, 2B, Yankees
25-for-71 (.352 AVG) during 16-G hit streak

Ian Kinsler, 2B, Rangers
.489 AVG at home in ’09; 2-for-4 (.500 AVG) lifetime vs. A’s starter Dallas Braden

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

Yesterday’s results

Three entered the day tied for first place at 22 games, but only baltimore20 was able to make it 23, thanks to the selection of the O’s Brian Roberts (1-for-3). paquitos held steady at 22 with Ian Kinsler and the Rangers having their game postponed, but skyswat saw his lengthy streak come to an end with the completion of Ryan Braun’s 0-for-4 performance. Altogether, 17 fans finished the day with hitting streaks of at least 20 games.

 

Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players

1. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 7.6%, 1-for-4
2. Kevin Youkilis (BOS): 5.5%, 0-for-0
3. Ryan Braun (MIL): 4.7%, 0-for-4
4. Ryan Howard (PHI): 4.0%, 2-for-4
5. Albert Pujols (STL): 3.2%, 2-for-4

2 Comments

I chose Ian Kinsler today. He was the best choice for my streak to continue. Reasons for this are what I like to see when he is at home. He just seems like a much better player in Arlington than if this was at Oakland, no matter what the stats say.
Aaron
http://mlbtribefan.mlblogs.com

Imagine people who took Ellsbury. Red Sox get one hit and it’s your guy…I went with Man-Ram today who is lookin real nice for me in two plate appearances

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