enjoy giving prizes to several people vs. having just one weekly
winner, from this point forward contestants will be asked to provide a tie-breaker on the week’s last game so we narrow our winner down to one. Contestants
will now be asked to predict the total score from the last game on the
list and the closest to the actual score will be deemed the winner). I’ll also require contestants to post their e-mail address with their picks so I can track down the winners easier.
For those unfamiliar with the Beat the Blogger contest,
the idea is simple. The Blogger posts 10 matchups each week and then
selects his choices for the winners of those matchups. Contestants
enter the Beat the Blogger contest by clicking on the “Comment” section below the post with the matchups and then select their own 10 winners. You can also designate one of your picks as a “Doubler”
and you will receive an extra point if you’re correct so don’t forget
to designate your “Doubler” pick and increase your chances of winning.
If you Beat The Blogger’s total and post the high score for the week, you win. The regular weekly prize is an authentic signed 8-by-10 color photo of stars such as LaDainian Tomlinson, Drew Brees, Marshall Faulk, Santonio Holmes, Gale Sayers, Catfish Hunter
and many more. From time to time, the Blogger will sweeten the pot for
the weekly contest so look for special prize packages.
This week’s Matchups (Blogger picks in parenthesis)
Thursday Aug. 13
Which pair will have the lower combined score in Rd. 1?
Tiger Woods/Sergio Garcia or Phil Mickelson/Padraig Harrington
Saturday Aug. 15
Philadelphia at Atlanta (Philadelphia)
Cleveland at Minnesota (Cleveland)
Colorado at Florida (Florida)
Washington at Cincinnati (Washington)
LA Dodgers at Arizona (LA Dodgers)
Sunday Aug. 16
LA Angels at Baltimore (LA Angels)
San Diego at St. Louis (St. Louis) (Doubler)
Chicago White Sox at Oakland (Chicago)
New York Yankees at Seattle (tiebreaker: Total runs in this game 8)