Today’s recommended picks
Victor Martinez, C, Indians
.474 AVG (9-for-19) since ’04 vs. Angels starter John Lackey
Freddy Sanchez, 2B, Pirates
.438 AVG (7-for-16) lifetime vs. Giants starter Matt Cain
Shane Victorino, OF, Phillies
.800 AVG (4-for-5) lifetime vs. D-backs starter Yusmeiro Petit; Petit: .303 AVG against in ’09
In general, it was a successful day for the BTS field, as each of the Top 8 most selected players came through with at least one hit.
The success was felt at the top of the standings, where there was no change. Leader rbgoulet1 extended his streak to an impressive 36 games thanks to a 1-for-3 effort from Minnesota’s Joe Mauer.
Roscoe1333 held onto his spot in second place, the owner of a 31-game run following a 1-for-6 performance from Dustin Pedroia. ber92961, bigshowmarko and brian2460 round out the Top 5 with their 30-game streaks.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Chipper Jones (ATL): 10.5%, 1-for-4
2. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 7.4%, 3-for-4
3. Jorge Posada (NYY): 5.5%, 1-for-4
4. Mark Teixeira (NYY): 5.4%, 1-for-4
5. Ryan Braun (MIL): 4.9%, 2-for-4