Beat the Streak Report: Thursday, July 28

After 32 straight winning picks, it looks like it’s time to start taking mimiziemann‘s streak seriously.

The Melk Man delivered a double yesterday, pushing Mimi into a tie for the seventh-longest run this season. Just three more successful days until we start sending out interview emails! And just 22 correct picks after that until we start sending out huge checks — huge both in number ($5.6 million) and actual size.

Doorsrule and holt359 are hanging in second place on the current leaderboard at 31 games a pop, but this is the Mimi Show for at least one more day.


Thursday’s picks:

(Make a BTS pick)

Oh, hello there … 

Brandon Phillips: .435 (10-for-23) since ’06 vs. Mets starter Chris Capuano

Carl Crawford: .545 (6-for-11) since ’06 vs. Royals starter Luke Hochevar

Hanley Ramirez: .444 (8-for-18) since ’06 vs. Nationals starter John Lannan

Jose Bautista: .467 (7-for-15) since ’06 vs. Orioles starter Brad Bergesen

Andrew McCutchen: .417 (5-for-12) since ’06 vs. Braves starter Derek Lowe

Austin Jackson: .444 (4-for-9) since ’06 vs. Angels starter Joel Pineiro

Bobby Abreu: .385 (5-for-13) since ’06 vs. Tigers starter Brad Penny

Feeling kinda spicy?

Omar Infante: .455 (5-for-11) since ’06 vs. Nationals starter John Lannan

You’ll thank me later …

Chase Utley: .100 (2-for-20) since ’06 vs. Giants starter Tim Lincecum

Josh Hamilton: .167  (3-for-18) since ’06 vs. Twins starter Scott Baker

Victor Martinez: .143 (2-for-14) since ’06 vs. Angels starter Joel Pineiro

Billy Butler: .154 (2-for-13) since ’06 vs. Red Sox starter Josh Beckett

Shane Victorino: .190 (4-for-21) since ’06 vs. Giants starter Tim Lincecum

Top MLB streakers 

Emilio Bonifacio: 25 games

Dustin Pedroia: 24 games

Dan Uggla: 18 games

Michael Bourn: 12 games

Home Run Beat the Streak pick:

Jose Bautista: (31 home runs this season) vs. Orioles starter Brad Bergesen


Will today be the end of Pedroia’s streak? Maybe not. But one thing that’s almost certain is that when it happens, he’ll take a lot BTS streakers with him

MLB’s games seem to be down for now. I can’t get my daily results as of yet. Season stats are fine but there is no percentages up yet for any day.

Got pinched by Crawford, I took him because of his 6 for 11 against Luke Hochevar and he pinch hit in the 9th. The highest picker that took Crawford was at 24 so I can imagine how he feels. For those still waiting there are 63 days left including today.

LaV’s List
Thursday’s Top Picks of the current Top2500,
115 Batters picked overall
Batter, Times Picked, Percentage
Dustin Pedroia 441 17.64 GOOD
Jacoby Ellsbury 381 15.24 GOOD (2ND)
Adrian Gonzalez 303 12.12 GOOD (1RST)(2ND)(4TH)
Carl Crawford 159 6.36 O-FER
Ryan Braun 154 6.16 GOOD (4TH)
Jose Bautista 93 3.72
Jose Reyes 65 2.60 0-FER>
Rickie Weeks 56 2.24
Andrew McCutchn 48 1.92
Brian McCann 46 1.84 DL
No Selection 43 1.72
Miguel Tejeda 24 0.96 (4TH) DL

Highest “No Selection” 😛 pg# 4 with streak of 17 back to zero.
Yesterday’s Top2500 Reset rate was 21.37% with ANDRE ETHIER reseting the most.
There was also 9.81% PPD due to players not playing, These streakers do not reset, but did not increase either,
7.35% —> 182 picks of these were intentional DL/inj or traded player picks.

Got Pinched OR 1/2 AB Wonders
TOP2500 saved or reset by PHA (going to include any pinch hitters and/or double switch, 2 AB or Less)
J Reddick BOS, RESET 5, DEF SWITCH, WERE 18,10,9,9,9 GAMERS
B Boesch DET, RESET 2, WERE 10,9, GAMERS

Bloggers Group Top2500
UserName, Streak, Page#, Rank, Pick, (Times picked in top2500)
Mdrossi(nymets1979), 14, pg 12, 225, JACOBY (PICKED 381X) GOOD
peterkevinperkins, 14, pg 12, 225, PENNINGTON(OAK) (PICKED 1X) GOOD
Sawx87, 13, pg 13, 308, PEDROIA (PICKED 441X) GOOD
Vinny1979, 11, pg 42, 620, A-GONE (PICKED 303X)GOOD
gpearson17, 10, pg 49, 1059, JACOBY (PICKED 381X) GOOD
smoron015, 10, pg 53, 1059, MAGS (PICKED 6X) O-FER
jonhilliard, 10, pg 64, 1059, A-GONE (PICKED 303X)GOOD
J_St33z, 9, pg 82, 1853, MORGAN (PICKED 23X) GOOD
LaVolpe, 8, pg 100+, 2401, MORGAN (PICKED 23X) GOOD
mreck13, 8, pg 100+, 2401, BRAUN (PICKED 154X) GOOD

Bloggers Reset Yesterday
bullfrogs, 11,RESET by ANDRE ETHIER
GL to all


Is anyone else having trouble making picks using their smartphone? I keep getting a 500 Error.

Or a jumble of letters and numbers when making a new pick where a pick wasn’t made before? The 500 Error is only when I try to change a pick I made before.

Not a very smart phone then, huh? 🙂

Somehow I knew someone would say that. 🙂 It was working a few days ago and now it’s not.

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