Tuesday - August 26, 2008

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9:52 PM ET: Moyer Gets Shelled, Pedro Wins Matchup
Wow, Jamie Moyer got creamed tonight. 6 earned runs off 9 hits in only 3 innings? He was pitching well of late for the Phils but Pedro entries come out with the win, and more Streaks start to hit the 3 mark. It could be Streak disaster if Arroyo strikes some more guys out, as that score is 3 to 3 right now. And yes, if you must know, I had my first loss tonight. But the good news is, Streak for the Cash was mentioned on "The Herd" today, good stuff.

Sam Querrey

Querrey won the 'more aces' prop 11-5.

12:44 PM ET: Querry Overpowers Berdych
American Sam Querrey took the match as well as our prop matchup for most aces. Only 9.7% of users who picked this matchup got it correct. We now have a leaderboard with 19 entries sitting on top, including yours truely, The Streak Master. Also, any Streakers who want some Uber points or want to see if they can take me down in other fantasy games can take me on in this prize-eligible fantasy football league or the free version with my custom scoring. (If you want to be in the custom league, send me your e-mail address.)

Today's Preview
Day 2 of Streak gets underway with the first round of the U.S. Open in New York at 11:00 a.m. ET. We matched up Sam Querrey of the U.S. and his monster serve against the favorite to win the match, Tomas Berdych in a MORE ACES matchup. Our first of many afternoon soccer matches is at 2:45 p.m. with Sparta Prague trying to avenge a 2-to-1 loss at home against Panathinaikos in the first leg of this qualifying round two weeks ago. We gave Sparta the draw here, in leg number 2. Also, two big-time rivalry's kick off tomorrow as well with the Sox at the Yanks (Yankees -150) and the Mets at Philly (Phillies -125). Other MLB lines: Cardinals -105 and Rockies -117.

MLB NYM @ PHI: Which pitcher will allow FEWER hits?
Pedro has given up 18 hits in his past 3 starts while Moyer has given up 15 in his previous 3. Should be a toss-up, but expect Moyer to stay in the game longer.

Yesterday's Notes: Rough first day for Streakers across the board as the overall winning PCT was a low 30.3%. The top Streak extender was the Phillies over the Dodgers matchup with 66.8% of users picking Philly correctly. The Diamondbacks were the big breakers of the night, destroying 89% of entries. Don't worry. there will be more matchups included daily, with a lot more to chose from. Also, at Streak headquarters we ran into some technical difficulties with our scoreboard around 10:00 p.m. we apologize for the inconvenience, it should not happen again. Oh by the way, Streak Master is 1-0.