Rangers’ Shortstop Just Five Games Shy of Being Halfway to Baseball’s All-Time Hitting Streak
With the Rangers bobbling along around .500, manager Ron Washington’s job safe for at least another month and tonight’s game against the – vomit – Royals, there must be something sexy in our baseball world.
Can I interest you in a 23-game hitting streak?
Shortstop Michael Young, despite playing with a broken finger he dropped a weight on last week, can start making this guy nervous with a hit tonight. The team record streak, after all, is only 28, set back in 2000.
During the streak Young is hitting .339 (37 for 109) with three homers and 13 RBI. In other words, nothing worthy of waking up Joe D. Yet.-- Richie Whitt
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