The concept is basic — select one gamer (or 2) every day who you believe will get a hit. The goal — exceed Joe DiMaggio’s record-long 56-game striking streak — is a bit more tough.
Let’s take a closer take a look at the action from the other day and today:
Longest active streak: 39 (Bunger)
Longest season streak: 45 (kiyoshilotus26)
Longest streak all-time: 51
Most popular choices (the other day)
1. Trea Turner, Dodgers (29.7%)*
2. Mookie Betts, Dodgers (19.2%)*
3. Freddie Freeman, Dodgers (4.8%)*
4. Aaron Judge, Yankees (3.9%)*
5. Paul Goldschmidt, Cardinals (3.4%)
* – Recorded a hit
Most popular choices (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, Red Sox (4.3%)
Paul Goldschmidt, Cardinals (vs. Angels)
Goldschmidt is the runaway NL MVP preferred for a factor — and his match here is too excellent to miss. Though head-to-head numbers aren’t typically an indicator of future success, it’s difficult to disregard Goldschmidt’s profession statistics versus Padres starter Joe Musgrove. He’s an absurd 10-for-18 (.556) versus the right-hander while likewise strolling 9 times — helpful for a .704 on-base portion. Couple that with Musgrove’s second-half battles (4.43 age because the All-Star break), and we like Goldschmidt’s possibilities to have a wedding day in San Diego.
J.T. Realmuto, Phillies (vs. Braves)
Typically we would not advise a player dealing with a Cy Young prospect — as holds true here with Max Fried set to begin for the Braves — however Realmuto is totally secured today, plus he’s struck all right versus Fried to neglect it. The Phillies catcher is striking .347 with 16 extra-base hits (consisting of 8 crowning achievement) and an 1.071 OPS over his previous 28 video games. Realmuto has actually likewise controlled Fried in their previous conferences, striking .324 (11-for-34) with 6 extra-base hits, consisting of 3 homers.
Orioles (vs. Astros — Justin Verlander)
Verlander rapidly eliminated any sticking around issues about his health when he came off the IL on Friday and without delay started out 9 batters over 5 hitless innings versus the A’s. In getting right where he ended, Verlander reduced his season age to 1.78, all while holding opposing players to a .185 typical.
D-backs (at Dodgers — Julio Urías)
Urías has actually been strong all season, acquiring a 2.27 age and .197 challengers’ average — however he’s taken his video game to another level because the All-Star break. In 10 second-half starts, he has a 1.31 age and he’s holding opposing players to simply a .169 typical.
Typically, the D-backs’ own starter, Zac Gallen, would be noted in this area, too — however it’s difficult to inform anybody to prevent the very best offense in baseball. Still, if you’re utilizing any Dodgers players, remember that Gallen has a 2.52 age this season, consisting of an absurd 0.85 age over his previous 8 starts.
NOTABLE BATTER VS. PITCHER MATCHUPS
Anthony Rizzo (Yankees): 21-for-50 (.420), 3 HR vs. Michael Wacha
J.T. Realmuto (Phillies): 11-for-34 (.324), 6 XBH (3 HR) vs. Max Fried
Joc Pederson (Giants): 6-for-12 (.500), HR vs. José Ureña
Aaron Judge (Yankees): 0-for-14, 9 K vs. Wacha
Dansby Swanson (Braves): 2-for-15 (.133), 5 K vs. Ranger Suárez
Max Muncy (Dodgers): 1-for-14 (.071), 6 K vs. Zac Gallen