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Andre Ethier Extends Hitting Streak To 20 Games, Gives Dodgers 7-5 Lead

Andre Ethier of the Los Angeles Dodgers doubled in two runs in the sixth inning against Sean Marshall of the Chicago Cubs, extending his hitting streak to 20 games. It is the longest streak in baseball this season, and the longest by a Dodger since Nomar Garciaparra hit in 22 straight games in 2006. It is the 13th time a Los Angeles Dodger has had a hitting streak of 20 games or longer.

Longest LA Dodger Hitting Streaks
Player Year Games
Willie Davis 1969 31
Paul LoDuca 2003 25
Steve Sax 1986 25
Willie Davis 1971 25
John Shelby 1988 24
Brett Butler 1991 23
Nomar Garciaparra 2006 22
Steve Garvey 1978 21
Andre Ethier 2011 20
Steve Garvey 1978 20
Maury Wills 1965 20
Tommy Davis 1964 20
Tommy Davis 1960 20

During his hitting streak, Ethier is hitting .413/.482/.600.

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