I'm not one to play fantasy sports, but I came across this "Beat the Streak" contest for the 2011 MLB season. The object of the contest is simple. For each "game day" pick a player who you think will get a hit. Be the FIRST to beat the streak of 56 games with a correct pick, and you win $5,600,000.00 Yes, that number is typed correctly. I double-checked it. I don't know about you, but I could use $5.6 million.So far the longest streak is 8 games. Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward was hitless last night and killed my streak of 4 games... Ugh.Good thing, I checked my upcoming picks today because I had selected Manny Ramirez for an upcoming game. WithManny's retirement announcement today, I doubt he'll be hitting again ~ period. Don't get me wrong, I liked Manny. Manny Ramirez debuted with the...

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