Beat the Streak Report: Tuesday, August 16
Jturner became the seventh Streaker to reach 35 games this season, meaning that they’ll receive a fun little email interview from yours truly within the next 24 hours. I know Streakland is just dying to learn some juicy personal tidbits!
You may remember that doorsrule failed to respond to my missive two weeks ago, only to see their Streak go down in flames at 36. The lesson: the former “BTS Report jinx” has clearly been reversed. Click “delete” at your own peril, Turner.
(Make a BTS pick)
Oh, hello there…
Miguel Cabrera: .444 (12-for-27) since ’06 vs. Twins starter Nick Blackburn
Marlon Byrd: .421 (8-for-19) since ’06 vs. Astros starter Brett Myers
Shin-Soo Choo: .412 (7-for-17) since ’06 vs. White Sox starter Gavin Floyd
Joe Mauer: .370 (17-for-46) since ’06 vs. Tigers starter Justin Verlander
Carlos Lee: .343 (12-for-35) since ’06 vs. Cubs starter Ryan Dempster
Feeling kinda spicy?
Alberto Callaspo: .500 (6-for-12) since ’06 vs. Rangers starter Derek Holland
Magglio Ordonez: .368 (7-for-19) since ’06 vs. Twins starter Nick Blackburn
You’ll thank me later
Aramis Ramirez: .194 (6-for-31) since ’06 vs. Astros starter Brett Myers
Starlin Castro: .211 (4-for-19) since ’06 vs. Astros starter Brett Myers
Jose Bautista: .143 (1-for-7) since ’06 vs. Mariners starter Jason Vargas
Top MLB streakers
Mike Carp: 15 games
Miguel Cabrera: 13 games
Torii Hunter: 13 games
Paul Konerko: 11 games
Home Run Beat the Streak pick:
Josh Hamilton: (14 home runs this season) vs. Angels starter Tyler Chatwood