The $5.6 million prize in Beat the Streak continues to be up for grabs.
The concept is straightforward — choose one participant (or two) every single day who you assume will get successful. The objective — surpass Joe DiMaggio’s record-long 56-game hitting streak — is a little more difficult.
However we’re right here to assist with that. We’ll present BTS leaderboard updates and each day insights on favorable matchups on this area, in addition to each weekday on the brand new “Beat the Streak Daily: Inside the Hits” podcast.
Let’s take a more in-depth take a look at the motion from yesterday and at present:
Longest lively streak: 40 (Badco1GR)
Longest season streak: 45 (kiyoshilotus26)
Longest streak all-time: 51
Hottest picks (yesterday)
1. Joc Pederson, Giants (12.6%)*
2. Trea Turner, Dodgers (10.5%)
3. Aaron Decide, Yankees (10.4%)
4. Yordan Alvarez, Astros (7.8%)
5. Freddie Freeman, Dodgers (6.1%)
* – Recorded successful
Hottest picks (this season)
1. Trea Turner, Dodgers (9.8%)
2. Freddie Freeman, Dodgers (6.5%)
3. Paul Goldschmidt, Cardinals (4.7%)
4. Manny Machado, Padres (4.4%)
5. J.D. Martinez, Crimson Sox (4.3%)
Manny Machado, Padres (at Rockies)
Machado is enjoying at Coors Area — what else do it is advisable know? Although he is been in a little bit of a funk not too long ago, Machado appears to be popping out of it, homering in two of his previous 4 video games. But when he wasn’t out of it already, a visit to hitter-friendly Coors Area — the place he is hitting .313 with a .918 OPS over 33 video games since 2019 — ought to actually do the trick. It additionally does not damage that Colorado is beginning rookie right-hander Ryan Feltner, who has a 6.05 ERA in 17 outings this season.
Austin Riley, Braves (at Phillies)
Riley has cooled off fairly over the previous two months, watching his season common drop from .301 coming into August to .280 coming into Friday’s recreation in Philadelphia. He is hit simply .235 throughout that span, however do not dismiss this choose simply but. Not solely has Riley proven some indicators of late on the plate, together with going 3-for-3 towards the Phillies on Thursday evening, however he has thrived towards Aaron Nola previously. Riley is a ridiculous 16-for-40 (.400) towards Nola total, however he is actually dominated the matchup of late. Riley is 6-for-13 (.462) with a pair of doubles towards Nola this season after going 7-for-15 (.467) with 4 extra-base hits (together with a homer) final 12 months.
Twins (vs. Angels — Shohei Ohtani)
Ohtani has a 2.43 ERA and is holding opposing hitters to a .213 common whereas racking up a ridiculous 196 strikeouts in 148 innings.
D-backs (vs. Giants — Carlos Rodón)
Opposing batters are hitting simply .204 this season towards Rodón, who has allowed simply 125 hits over 167 2/3 innings. He has given up three hits or fewer in 14 of his 29 begins.