Beat the Streak Report: Wednesday, September 1
Another day, another hit for “jpells10”, as Joe Mauers’ base knock extended our leader’s streak to 31 games.
“jpells10” is slowly creeping to that make-or-break 35-game threshold
where I start taking him/her seriously and start with the e-mails.
Time for Wednesday’s picks
Oh, hello there …
? Ryan Zimmerman: .611 AVG (11-for-18) lifetime vs. Marlins starter Chris Volstad
? Brian McCann: .486 AVG (18-for-37) lifetime vs. Mets starter Mike Pelfrey
? Martin Prado: .438 AVG (7-for-16) Mets starter Mike Pelfrey
? Pablo Sandoval: .357 AVG (10-for-28) lifetime vs. Rockies starter Ubaldo Jimenez
Feeling kinda spicy?
? Geoff Blum: .536 AVG (15-for-28) lifetime vs. Cardinals starter Jeff Suppan
? Travis Hafner: .484 AVG (15-for-31) lifetime vs. White Sox starter Freddy Garcia
You’ll thank me later …
? Carlos Gonzalez: .143 AVG (2-for-14) lifetime vs. Giants starter Tim Lincecum
? Ryan Braun: .176 AVG (3-for-17) lifetime vs. Reds starter Johnny Cuetto
? David Wright: .000 AVG (0-for-7) lifetime vs. Braves starter Tommy Hanson
Ryan Braun’s fruitful night at the yard lifted “bretzky26” to 30 games,
as our second-place stalwart is right on our leader’s toes.
Top MLB streakers
? Miguel Cabrera: 13 games
? Paul Konerko: 12 games
? Michael Bourn: 10 games
? A.J. Pierzynski: 10 games
? Troy Tulowitzki: 10 games
? Joey Votto: 10 games