Beat the Streak Report: Thursday, July 23
Today’s recommended picks
Kendry Morales, 1B, Angels
.377 AVG (29-for-77) during 20-G hitting streak
Miguel Cabrera, 1B, Tigers
.324 AVG (22-for-68) during 17-G hitting streak; .600 AVG (3-for-5) lifetime vs. Mariners starter Jarrod Washburn
Carl Crawford, OF, Rays
.474 AVG (9-for-19) since ’04 vs. White Sox starter Mark Buehrle
Two contestants fell from the BTS Top 5, as rockinrick saw his 30-streak end with the selection of Ichiro Suzuki (0-for-4) and davidmata received a 0-for-4 effort from Albert Pujols to snap his 27-game run.
As a result, momfannie took over the top spot with the selection of Cubs catalyst Ryan Theriot (3-for-5), boosting her streak to 31 games. rbgoulet1 slid into second place at 30 games by getting just enough (1-for-4) from the streaking Miguel Cabrera, and matt1448 took over third place at 28 games thanks for a 1-for-3 day from Hanley Ramirez. Three more fans are tied for fourth at 27 games.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 13.2%, 0-for-4
2. Derek Jeter (NYY): 8.9%, 1-for-5
3. James Loney (LAD): 6.8%, 1-for-3
4. Kevin Youkilis (BOS): 5.4%, 0-for-4
5. Hanley Ramirez (FLA): 4.7%, 1-for-3