Beat the Streak Report: Monday, July 20
Today’s recommended picks
Albert Pujols, 1B, Cardinals
.667 AVG (6-for-9) since ’04 vs. Astros starter Brian Moehler
Kevin Youkilis, 1B, Red Sox
.500 AVG (6-for-12) since ’04 vs. Rangers starter Kevin Millwood
Hunter Pence, OF, Astros
.400 AVG (8-for-20) lifetime vs. Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse
Many players use the All-Star break as a rejuvenation period, and it seems the same may have held true in the BTS world.
Leader rook3256 has his streak up to 34 games, showing he’s no rookie when it comes to making picks. Yesterday, he went with Seattle hit machine Ichiro Suzuki (3-for-4).
kd21 remained close behind, at 33 games, following Miguel Cabrera’s 2-for-4 effort in the Bronx. alexanderreynoso, btkroos and mhhumm830 all extended their runs to 30 games to round out the Top 5.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 14.2%, 3-for-4
2. Albert Pujols (STL): 11.5%, 1-for-4
3. Shane Victorino (PHI): 5.1%, 1-for-3
4. Nick Markakis (BAL): 5.1%, 0-for-3
5. Joe Mauer (MIN): 4.4%, 0-for-6