[UPDATED MAY 18, 2013] So far in 2013 the player who gets a hit in most of his games is Gerardo Parra. He’s gotten a hit in 35 of his 40 games. The top 10 players with the best one-hit-per-game percentage in 2013: Player Average Games with a hit Games Gerardo Parra .875 35 40 […]
Archive | April, 2011
[UPDATED MAY 18, 2013] I’ll tell you my new secret. Play anybody who is facing the Detroit Tigers. Their pitching staff is in their own league in terms of opponent’s batting average. Here’s the four worst pitching staffs of 2013, based on average: 30th) Detroit Tigers .280 29th) San Francisco Giants .272 28th) Colorado Rockies […]
Everyone loves a good cult-classic Pick Back in the mid-2000’s it was Geoff Jenkins. In 2013, it’s Jason Bay. On May 22, 2006, Erik shared his strategy: HERE’S MY SECRET: always start Geoff Jenkins. We should note that 10 days later on June 2, 2006 Erik wrote: I gave up on the Geoff Jenkins Experiment. […]
What are your strategies and secrets for Beat the Streak? Asander asked this on my group board, so I’m compiling a master list of all the Beat the Streak strategies. So far I have nine strategies. I’ll post one every day. Let’s start with strategy 1: I always looked for players that had two hits […]
When looking at people’s picks in a Beat the Streak group, it would be fantastic if you could click on the player’s name to pull up their game log.
So far in 2011 the player with the most games with zero hits and zero walks is Scott Hairston. Rather ironic that his 2011 Topps card features him running the bases. Although he does look rather lost on the base paths. Other players on the worst list:
So far this year, Andre Ethier has the most games with at least one hit: 15. He also has the second most at bats in 2011.
I post so much interesting stuff in the comments on my Beat the Streak blog post, that I thought it would be fun to make a whole site dedicated to MLB.com’s beat the streak. On this site I’ll be posting Tips on Beat the Streak Fun things to do with Beat the Streak and your […]