Beat the Streak Report: Tuesday, May 12
Today’s recommended picks
Albert Pujols, 1B, Cardinals
14-for-28 (.500 AVG) lifetime vs. Pirates starter Zach Duke; .386 AVG lifetime at PNC Park
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, Nationals
.364 AVG during 28-G hit streak
Nick Markakis, OF, Orioles
5-for-12 (.417 AVG) lifetime vs. Rays starter Andy Sonnanstine; .352 AVG in ’09
It was a good day for BTS participants to continue their streaks. Although only four games were on the schedule, there was plenty of offense to be found within those games. With the amazing Ryan Zimmerman (4-for-5, 2 HR) leading the way, the Top 8 most selected players of the day all came through for the BTS faithful.
The hit parade helped tyrules667 extend his BTS-high streak to 27 games, and allowed jpburnett232 to keep pace and move up to 26 games. Four more fans now own streaks of at least 22 games.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Ryan Zimmerman (WSH): 13.5%, 4-for-5
2. Victor Martinez (CLE): 10.1%, 1-for-4
3. Carlos Beltran (NYM): 9.1%, 1-for-4
4. Felipe Lopez (ARI): 8.8%, 3-for-4
5. David Wright (NYM): 6.5%, 2-for-4