Beat the Streak Report: Weekend, Sept. 17-19
Get out that limbo stick because it looks like “mattgoldbeck” wants to dance.
Our streak leader and only remaining hope is now rocking a 37-game streak after Paul Konerko’s big night at the yard.
All Goldbeck needs to do is string together a 20 game streak and pray
for a three-way tie atop the NL West and $3,000,000 will be his.
That doesn’t sound too improbable or anything.
Speaking of Paul Konerko, Pauly Walnuts’ golden bat went yard Thursday
night to extend our Home Run Beat the Streak Leader, “stealth47″, to an
If “stealth47″ can successfully predict a homer for tonight, we’ll have a two-way tie atop the overall HR BTS leaderboard.
Yes, things are getting saucy here in Streakland.
Time for the weekend’s picks
? Chase Utley: .480 AVG (12-for-25) lifetime vs. Nationals starter Jason Marquis
? Robinson Cano: .440 AVG (11-for-25) lifetime vs. Orioles starter Kevin Millwood
? Adrian Gonzalez: .389 AVG (7-for-18) lifetime vs. Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse
? Ryan Zimmerman: .500 AVG (8-for-16) lifetime vs. Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick
? Joe Mauer: .462 AVG (6-for-13) lifetime vs. Athletics starter Dallas Braden
? Carlos Beltran: .373 AVG (25-for-67) lifetime vs. Braves starter Tim Hudson
? Shin-Soo Choo: .545 AVG (6-for-11) lifetime vs. Royals starter Luke Hochevar
? Ichiro Suzuki: .400 AVG (8-for-20) lifetime vs. Rangers starter Tommy Hunter
? Adrian Beltre: .391 AVG (9-for-23) lifetime vs. Blue Jays starter Shaun Marcum
Feeling kinda spicy?
? Jack Cust: .533 AVG (8-for-15) lifetime vs. Twins starter Nick Blackburn
? Jose Lopez: .360 AVG (9-for-25) lifetime vs. Rangers starter Cliff Lee
? Mark Reynolds: .615 AVG (8-for-13) lifetime vs. Pirates starter Zach Duke
You’ll thank me later …
? David Wright: .100 AVG (1-for-10) lifetime vs. Braves starter Tommy Hanson
? Omar Infante: .154 AVG (2-for-13) lifetime vs. Mets starter Jon Niese
? Paul Konerko: .118 AVG (4-for-34) since lifetime vs. Tigers starter Justin Verlander
? Billy Butler: .083 AVG (1-for-12) lifetime vs. Indians starter Justin Masterson
? Brandon Phillips: .167 AVG (2-for-12) lifetime vs. Astros starter Brett Myers
? Troy Tulowitzki: .192 AVG (5-for-26) lifetime vs. Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw
Top MLB streakers
? Michael Brantley: 16 games
? David Murphy: 13 games
? Nick Markakis: 11 games
? Vladimir Guerrero: 10 games
? Ryan Spilborghs: 10 games