A whopping 21.7 percent of all selectors rolled with Jacoby Ellsbury yesterday, and the Red Sox outfielder came through with a 2-for-5 evening.
Current leader Fatcat3415 went against the grain with Michael Young, but the Rangers infielder made good with one hit in five trips to the plate. The Big Kitty’s 33-game run puts him within a week of tying jonroy73 for the season’s longest Streak.
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Carlos Lee: .455 (15-for-33) since ’06 vs. D-backs starter Jason Marquis
Dustin Pedroia: .600 (6-for-10) since ’06 vs. Francisco Liriano
Billy Butler: .500 (7-for-14) since ’06 vs. Rays starter James Shields
Ty Wigginton: .455 (5-for-11) since ’06 vs. Reds starter Dontrelle Willis
Victor Martinez: .455 (5-for-11) since ’06 vs. Indians starter Justin Masterson
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Jason Michaels: .667 (8-for-12) since ’06 vs. D-backs starter Jason Marquis
Felix Pie: .583 (7-for-12) since ’06 vs. White Sox starter Gavin Floyd
You’ll thank me later …
Robinson Cano .176 (3-for-17) since ’06 vs. Angels starter Dan Haren
Hunter Pence: .184 (7-for-34) since ’06 vs. Dodgers starter Ted Lilly
Vladimir Guerrero: .167 (4-for-24) since ’06 vs. White Sox starter Gavin Floyd
Top MLB streakers
Dan Uggla: 29 games
Ryan Zimmerman: 16 games
Hideki Matsui: 15 games
Elvis Andrus: 12 games
Yadier Molina: 12 games
Home Run Beat the Streak pick:
Ryan Howard: 24 home runs this season vs. Dodgers starter Ted Lilly