Beat the Streak Report: Tuesday, Aug. 18
Today’s recommended picks
Curtis Granderson, OF, Tigers
.409 AVG (9-for-22) lifetime vs. Mariners starter Felix Hernandez
David DeJesus, OF, Royals
.393 AVG (11-for-28) since ’04 vs. White Sox starter Freddy Garcia
Chipper Jones, 3B, Braves
.393 AVG (11-for-28) since ’04 vs. Mets starter Oliver Perez
Slowly and steadily, hammanm continues to move into highly select territory in the BTS universe.
A 1-for-4 day from Matt Holliday yesterday extended hammanm’s streak to 42 games, tying him with Dick Goulet for the second-highest mark of ’09. Tanner Nielsen set the season record of 45 games back in late June.
Sun_Tenshi isn’t far behind, though. The second-place contestant received a 2-for-4 day from A.J. Pierzynski to move up to 39 games and keep the leader within sight. jprin30571 also kept pace in third place, reaching the 35-game mark following a 3-for-4 showing from Derek Jeter.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Derek Jeter (NYY): 8.2%, 3-for-4
2. A.J. Pierzynski (CWS): 6.0%, 2-for-4
3. Albert Pujols (STL): 6.0%, 1-for-4
4. Alexei Ramirez (CWS): 4.8%, 1-for-2
5. Pablo Sandoval (SF): 4.5%, 1-for-5