Archive | May, 2011

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Bad day on May 15, 2011

Wow. Yesterday was a bad day for our group. Of the ten people that made a pick, eight of those players didn’t get a hit. That means eight streaks got reset to a ZERO yesterday. Myself (spudart) and nickmaize are the lucky ones to have survived with a hit. My streak now gets up to […]

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Top ten longest strikeout streaks

Who has the longest streak of games with a strikeout? 37 consecutive games with a strikeout Pitcher Bill Stoneman (4/30/71 – 4/21/72) 36 consecutive games with a strikeout Picther Bob Veale (7/21/67 – 8/18/68) 34 consecutive games with a strikeout Pitcher Vida Blue (4/9/71 – 9/12/71) 29 consecutive games with a strikeout Pitcher Jim Nash […]

2011 Topps Matt Holliday

Most 10-game streaks in 2010

In 2010, there were a total of 208 times players had a streak of 10-plus games. (View all 208 streaks) Here are the players with the most hitting streaks of 10+ plus games in 2010: 4    Matt Holliday (16, 13, 11, 10) 4    Carlos Gonzalez (16, 12, 10, 10) 4    Ichiro Suzuki (14, 13, 10, […]

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1-for-3 in May 2011

May has not been too kind with me so far. I’m using strategy #7 this month: the top 30 players with the most GH from 2010. (GH = Games with a Hit). You’d think the top of the list should totally rock the start of May. After all, last year they were the best Beat […]

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Beat the Streak Strategy #8: Ichiro

Simply the best Beat the Streak hitter EVER. Like ever ever. Of all time in baseball. Better than Pete Rose. Better than Stan Musial. Better than Lou Gehrig. It’s almost cheating to play Ichiro every day. But since he’s the best BTS player ever, it’s actually smart. I’m just not that smart, so I try […]

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