Today’s recommended picks
Jeff Francoeur, OF, Mets
.526 AVG (10-for-19) lifetime vs. Nationals starter John Lannan
Ryan Howard, 1B, Phillies
.500 AVG (10-for-20) lifetime vs. Astros starter Brian Moehler
Chipper Jones, 3B, Braves
.478 AVG (11-for-23) lifetime vs. Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco
bhard1989’s chance to run the table and finish the year on top ended yesterday with his selection of Chase Utley. The Phillies second baseman went 0-for-4 vs. the Astros, ending the erstwhile leader’s streak at 29 games.
As a result, da_wid and flipperjoints took over first place, at 28 games. Both fans went with old reliable Ichiro Suzuki, who delivered a 1-for-3 performance.
mark-henry and rwildi jumped into a tie for third place, at 25 games, thanks to their respective selections of Denard Span (4-for-9 in doubleheader) and Ichiro. And in keeping with the theme of joint custody, golgota33 and janejohn moved into a tie for fifth, their picks of Ichiro and Rafael Furcal (2-for-4) boosting their runs to 24 games.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 13.4%, 1-for-3
2. Albert Pujols (STL): 5.5%, 1-for-3
3. Derek Jeter (NYY): 4.9%, 1-for-3
4. Brian McCann (ATL): 4.4%, 1-for-4
5. Joe Mauer (MIN): 3.1%, 1-for-8