Beat the Streak Report: Wednesday, May 20



Today’s recommended picks

Skip Schumaker, 2B, Cardinals
10-for-24 (.417 AVG) lifetime vs. Cubs starter Ryan Dempster

David Wright, 3B, Mets
11-G hitting streak; .419 AVG lifetime vs. Dodgers

Mark Teahen, 3B, Royals
10-for-24 (.417 AVG) lifetime vs. Indians starter Fausto Carmona

BTS all-time leader: Michael Karatzia, 49
MLB all-time leader: Joe DiMaggio, 56

Yesterday’s results

It was a rocky day at the front of the BTS pack, as three of the Top 5 contestants saw their streaks snapped due to quiet days from Marlon Byrd (0-for-3), Ryan Braun (0-for-2) and Ian Kinsler (0-for-4).

But redlandsrick was able to steer clear of the 0-for bug, getting just enough from Michael Young (1-for-4) to take over sole possession of first place at 28 games. Choterita and adnaz both scored a winner by tabbing Ichiro Suzuki (1-for-5), leaving them in second and third place with their respective streaks of 27 and 25 games.

Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players

1. Ryan Braun (MIL): 5.9%, 0-for-2
2. Ryan Zimmerman (WSH): 5.6%, 1-for-3
3. Albert Pujols (STL): 4.8%, 1-for-4
4. Ian Kinsler (TEX): 4.8%, 0-for-4
5. Alfonso Soriano (CHC): 3.6%, 1-for-4



    A guy tied for 6th picked Nyjer Morgan yesterday? Wow no wonder I can’t get a streak going. Just don’t have that baseball knowledge.

  2. dyankees3

    Don’t laugh Nijer Morgan has been pretty consistent all year. He also has good speed and has the capability of stealing 40-50 bases a year. He will be one of the top hitters in the National League in the years to come.

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