Beat the Streak Report: Thursday, Aug. 6
Today’s recommended picks
Ichiro Suzuki, OF, Mariners
.538 AVG (7-for-13) lifetime vs. Royals starter Bruce Chen
Dustin Pedroia, 2B, Red Sox
.500 AVG (6-for-12) lifetime vs. Yankees starter Joba Chamberlain
Jason Kubel, OF, Twins
.435 AVG (10-for-23) lifetime vs. Indians starter Fausto Carmona
One day after the second-longest streak of the season came to an end, the Top 5 held steady on the BTS leaderboard.
eggman3131 received a 1-for-3 performance from Chase Utley, which was enough to bump his streak up to 35 games. hammanm went with old reliable Ichiro Suzuki (2-for-5) to reach the 30-game plateau, while a 1-for-4 effort from Ryan Zimmerman left samolina55 with a 29-game streak.
Sun_Tenshi and slivkid held onto their joint shares of fourth place, at 27 games, with their respective picks of David Wright (3-for-4) and Carlos Lee (2-for-5).
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 20.8%, 2-for-5
2. Carl Crawford (TB): 7.5%, 1-for-4
3. Derek Jeter (NYY): 3.9%, 1-for-5
4. Albert Pujols (STL): 3.8%, 2-for-3
5. Justin Morneau (MIN): 3.3%, 0-for-4