Beat the Streak Report: Monday, Aug. 17
Today’s recommended picks
Alexei Ramirez, SS, White Sox
.417 AVG (5-for-12) lifetime vs. Royals starter Brian Bannister
Aubrey Huff, 1B, Orioles
.412 AVG (7-for-17) lifetime vs. Angels starter Ervin Santana
A.J. Pierzynski, C, White Sox
.409 AVG (9-for-22) lifetime vs. Royals starter Brian Bannister
It was a successful weekend for BTS leader hammanm, who surged to 41 games with the selection of Joe Mauer (1-for-4) yesterday. The 41-game streak is tied for the third-longest mark this season.
Mauer also turned out to be the right pick for third-place contestant jprin30571 and fourth-place holder Topiary, who pushed their respective streaks to 34 and 32 games. Second-place fan Sun_Tenshi went with Dustin Pedroia (1-for-5) to move up to 38 games.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Dustin Pedroia (BOS): 11.0%, 1-for-5
2. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 9.7%, 2-for-5
3. Miguel Cabrera (DET): 6.1%, 2-for-5
4. Albert Pujols (STL): 5.2%, 1-for-4
5. Joe Mauer (MIN): 4.6%, 1-for-4