Beat the Streak Report: Thursday, July 21
Adrian Gonzalez once again won the popularity contest and once again delivered the mail on Wednesday. Boston’s first baseman pounded out four hits against Orioles pitching, advancing 16.2 percent of all Streakers 24 hours closer to owning their own yachts, or sailboats, or cigarette boats or whatever other type of watercraft you can purchase with a $5.6 million grand prize.
Davidldargan currently sits the closest to needing a boating license at 29 games. Better brush up on those flag signals, Dave — only 28 more days to go!
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Magglio Ordonez: .421 (8-for-19) since ’06 vs. Twins starter Carl Pavano
Robinson Cano: .383 (18-for-47) since ’06 vs. Rays starter James Shields
Howard Kendrick: .357 (10-for-28) since ’06 vs. Rangers starter C.J. Wilson
Joe Mauer: .349 (15-for-43) since ’06 vs. Tigers starter Justin Verlander
Ichiro Suzuki: .385 (5for-13) since ’06 vs. Blue Jays starter Ricky Romero
Feeling kinda spicy?
Rajai Davis: .409 (9-for-22) since ’06 vs. Mariners starter Doug Fister
You’ll thank me later …
Curtis Granderson: .081 (3-for-37) since ’06 vs. Rays starter James Shields
Carlos Guillen: .000 (0-for-17) since ’06 vs. Twins starter Carl Pavano
Bobby Abreu: .125 (2-for-16) since ’06 vs. Rangers starter C.J. Wilson
Adrian Beltre: .184 (9-for-39) since ’06 vs. Angels starter Jered Weaver
Top MLB streakers
Emilio Bonifacio: 19 games
Dustin Pedroia: 18 games
Juan Pierre: 12 games
Dan Uggla: 12 games
Home Run Beat the Streak pick:
Albert Pujols: (20 home runs this season) vs. Mets starter Jon Niese