Beat the Streak Report: Thursday, September 2
Does anyone actually want to win this thing?
One day after flirting with him and putting on the Feldman full-court
press, “jpells10” rewards me by selecting Albert Pujols who proceeds to
0-fer and zaps a 31-game streak.
The conch now belongs to “bretzky26”. Do with it as you may.
Time for Thursday’s picks
Oh, hello there …
? Brian Roberts: .467 AVG (7-for-15)lifetime vs. Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka
? Matt Diaz: .533 AVG (16-for-30) lifetime vs. Mets starter Johan Santana
? Joe Mauer: .357 AVG (15-for-42) lifetime vs. Tigers starter Justin Verlander
Feeling kinda spicy?
? Jason Kubel: .387 AVG (12-for-31) lifetime vs. Tigers starter Justin Verlander
You’ll thank me later …
? Nick Markakis: .133 AVG (2-for-15) lifetime vs. Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka
? Martin Prado: .167 AVG (3-for-18) lifetime vs. Mets starter Johan Santana
? David Wright: .204 AVG (10-for-49) lifetime vs. Braves starter Tim Hudson
I don’t even know what to do here anymore.
Top MLB streakers
? Paul Konerko: 13 games
? Michael Bourn: 11 games
? Nick Markakis: 10 games
? A.J. Pierzynski: 10 games
Six players tied with nine-game streaks.