Beat the Streak Report: Wednesday, Aug. 12
Today’s recommended picks
Ichiro Suzuki, OF, Mariners
.522 AVG (12-for-23) since ’04 vs. White Sox starter Mark Buehrle
Orlando Cabrera, SS, Twins
.364 AVG (32-for-88) during 20-G hitting streak
Cristian Guzman, SS, Nationals
.463 AVG (31-for-67) during 16-G hitting streak; .421 AVG (8-for-19) since ’04 vs. Braves starter Derek Lowe
Another day brought more BTS success for eggman3131, who is up to 41 games following a 3-for-6 effort from Hanley Ramirez.
And once again, the rest of the Top 5 held steady in their pursuit of the leader. hammanm also went with Hanley, a move that kept him in second place at 36 games, while samolina55 got just enough from Ryan Zimmerman (1-for-4) to keep pace at 35 games.
Sun_Tenshi moved up to 33 games with the selection of the streaking Orlando Cabrera (1-for-4) and sagtraf2 remained one game behind thanks to a 3-for-5 evening from Derek Jeter.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Joe Mauer (MIN): 11.2%, 3-for-4
2. Carl Crawford (TB): 8.3%, 0-for-4
3. Hanley Ramirez (FLA): 8.2%, 3-for-6
4. Jason Kubel (MIN): 5.7%, 2-for-5
5. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 5.3%, 1-for-4