Beat the Streak Report: Monday, May 18
Today’s recommended picks
Carlos Beltran, OF, Mets
11-for-29 (.379 AVG) lifetime vs. Dodgers starter Randy Wolf
Hanley Ramirez, SS, Marlins
Hit safely in 13 of last 14 G; 24-for-58 (.414 AVG) in May
Brian McCann, C, Braves
27-for-65 (.415 AVG) lifetime vs. Rockies; 11-for-28 (.393 AVG) in May
tyrules667 continued to streak through most of the weekend, becoming the first BTS participant of the season to reach the 30-game plateau. Unfortunately, that’s as far as the streak went, as Raul Ibanez went 0-for-4 with a walk yesterday to end tyrules667’s reign at the top.
Former second-place contestant jjdemarest also fell off over the weekend, leaving the path clear for dustinhahn to take over first place at 29 games. JohnnyV21 is a close second at 28 games, and three more enter the work week tied for third at 26 games.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Albert Pujols (STL): 6.7%, 2-for-3
2. Ryan Braun (MIL): 6.4%, 1-for-3
3. Ryan Zimmerman (WSH): 5.5%, 0-for-3
4. Nick Markakis (BAL): 4.4%, 0-for-2
5. Alfonso Soriano (CHC): 3.0%, 2-for-5