Beat the Streak Report: Monday, July 6
Today’s recommended picks
Ichiro Suzuki, OF, Mariners
.429 AVG (3-for-7) lifetime vs. Orioles starter Brad Bergesen; .362 AVG in ’09
Vladimir Guerrero, OF, Angels
.444 AVG (12-for-27) since ’04 vs. Rangers starter Kevin Millwood
Derrek Lee, 1B, Cubs
.417 AVG (10-for-24) since ’04 vs. Braves starter Derek Lowe
The BTS leaders have had a tough time staying at the front of the pack lately, but greg4263 managed to hold down the top spot through the long weekend. greg4263 went with Albert Pujols yesterday, getting a 1-for-3 effort from the Cardinals masher to push his streak to 30 games.
With greg4263’s former co-leaders dropping from the pack, three contestants took over a share of second place at 27 games. grebecks went with NL batting leader Hanley Ramirez (2-for-4), racin248 picked Pujols and taylorjanney tabbed Dustin Pedroia (3-for-5) to keep pace.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Chipper Jones (ATL): 13.0%, 0-for-2
2. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 7.7%, 1-for-5
3. Albert Pujols (STL): 7.4%, 1-for-3
4. Ryan Braun (MIL): 5.8%, 1-for-4
5. Aaron Hill (TOR): 4.5%, 2-for-5