Matt Maldre

Professional scorecard recorder. Lifelong Chicago Cubs fan. Loves well-worn baseball cards. Follow me on twitter: @57hits

Beat the Streak Strategy #9: 300+ AVG / 5.00+ ERA / Home / Team .500+

Asander’s strategy from April 27, 2011 Batter must be hitting around 300 with plenty of plate appearances so far this season. Must be facing a struggling pitcher, whose era is at least 5.00. Batter is on home turf, pitcher is away. Batters team is above 500 on the season, pitcher’s team below… I also like …

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Beat the Streak Strategy #5: Team pitching 30 days / Team hitting 7 days / Individual hitting 7 days

In 2009 I developed the following strategy: Look at top 8 pitching staffs that has given up the most hits in the past 30 days. Look at those 8 teams those staffs are facing. Of those 8 teams, find team with the most hits in the past seven days Start with team that has most …

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Beat the Streak Strategy #3: Detroit Tigers pitching

[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 …

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Beat the Streak Strategy #2: Geoff Jenkins / Jason Bay

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. …

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