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Play Beat the Streak now –

Play Beat the Streak now –

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Beat the Streak is again for the 2022 season — and the $5.6 million prize remains to be up for grabs.

The thought is easy — decide one participant (or two) on daily basis who you suppose will get a success. 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 every day insights on favorable matchups on this house, in addition to each weekday on the brand new “Beat the Streak Daily: Inside the Hits” podcast.

Let’s take a more in-depth on the motion from yesterday and in the present day:

Longest lively streak: 34 (GmanJones)

Longest season streak: 45 (kiyoshilotus26)

Longest streak all-time: 51

Hottest picks (yesterday)

1. Manny Machado, Padres (38.5%)

2. Nomar Mazara, Padres (3.8%)*

3. Jake Cronenworth, Padres (3.7%)*

4. Eric Hosmer, Padres (3.2%)

5. Trea Turner, Dodgers (3.2%)*

* – Recorded a success

Hottest picks (this season)

1. Trea Turner, Dodgers (7.8%)

2. Freddie Freeman, Dodgers (6.7%)

3. J.D. Martinez, Purple Sox (5.9%)

4. Manny Machado, Padres (4.4%)

5. Michael Brantley, Astros (3.9%)

Mike Trout, Angels (vs. Royals)

Trout has adopted up the worst stoop of his profession with a fully blazing stretch on the plate. He is homered in three straight video games and has 5 residence runs in his previous 5 contests. He is hitting .368 with a 1.495 OPS over his previous 11 video games after going 0-for-26 within the seven video games previous this stretch. Trout has a superb shot to maintain that entering into a matchup towards Royals starter Kris Bubic, who enters with an 8.36 ERA and a .302 opponents’ batting common. Bubic ranks within the bottom-10 percentile in hard-hit fee, xBA, xSLG, xERA, chase fee and whiff proportion.

Francisco Lindor, Mets (vs. Marlins)

Lindor has had a little bit of an up-and-down season on the plate, hitting simply .243 with a .744 OPS. He is additionally hitting simply .170 over his final 12 video games — and he would not have a single multihit recreation throughout that span. Nonetheless, he will get a stable matchup on this one towards Marlins lefty Trevor Rogers, who enters with a 5.87 ERA and .279 opponents’ batting common. Rogers has struggled a bit extra of late, posting an 8.02 ERA and a .311 opponents’ batting common (and 1.010 opponents’ OPS) over his previous 5 begins.

Yankees/Rays (vs. Shane McClanahan/Gerrit Cole)

It is powerful to keep away from the Yankees’ potent lineup, however they get a tricky draw right here towards McClanahan, who who might be going through New York for the third time in his final 5 begins. He is allowed simply two earned runs over 12 innings (1.50 ERA) whereas racking up 14 strikeouts in these earlier two conferences. Total, McClanahn has a 1.84 ERA this season whereas holding opponents to a .185 common and putting out 105 batters in simply 78 1/3 innings. Equally, Cole has confronted the Rays twice in his previous 4 begins — and he is held Tampa Bay to only one run over 12 innings whereas putting out 17 hitters.

Giants (vs. Braves — Max Fried)

Fried has a 2.90 ERA this season whereas holding opponents to a .236 common. After a pair of rocky outings to open the season, he is 7-0 with a 2.45 ERA and .220 opponents’ batting common over his previous 11 begins.

Cardinals (vs. Brewers — Corbin Burnes)

Do not let Burnes’ 4-4 document idiot you — he is nonetheless loads dominant on the mound. He is racked up 100 strikeouts in simply 78 2/3 innings, all whereas permitting simply 58 hits. Total, he is holding opponents to a .201 common this season.

D-backs (vs. Padres — Yu Darvish)

Darvish has settled in of late, placing up a 1.98 ERA and .184 opponents’ batting common over his previous 5 begins. He is additionally been notably dominant at residence this season, posting a 1.35 ERA and holding opponents to a .134 common.

NOTABLE BATTER VS. PITCHER MATCHUPS

Ji-Man Choi (Rays): 9-for-19 (.474), 3 HR vs. Gerrit Cole

José Abreu (White Sox): 16-for-53 (.302), 3 HR vs. José Berríos

Paul Goldschmidt (Cardinals): 9-for-21 (.381), 1 HR vs. Corbin Burnes

Pete Alonso (Mets): 0-for-10, 4 Ok vs. Trevor Rogers

Manuel Margot (Rays): 5-for-29 (.172), 6 Ok vs. Cole

Matt Chapman (Blue Jays): 2-for-15 (.133), 8 Ok vs. Lance Lynn

Teoscar Hernández (Blue Jays): 1-for-13 (.077), 4 Ok vs. Lynn

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