The Denard Span Streak Report

by Bill Chuck on September 16, 2013

In the 11-2 Nationals clobbering of the Phillies, Jordan Zimmerman (18-8) scattered two runs and seven hits in seven innings for his NL-best 18th win, Wilson Ramos had four hits and five RBI, and Denard Span hit a 3rd inning single to extend his hitting streak to 26-games.

The Nationals have won eight of nine and 25 of 35.

Nine to Know

2013 longest hitting streaks*

Rk Strk Start End Games AB R H BA Tm
1 Michael Cuddyer 2013-05-28 2013-06-30 27 113 17 42 .372 COL
2 Denard Span 2013-08-17 2013-09-15 26 111 18 43 .387 WSN
3 David Freese 2013-05-17 2013-06-11 20 76 11 29 .382 STL
4 Jacoby Ellsbury 2013-06-19 2013-07-11 19 80 16 33 .413 BOS
5 Hanley Ramirez 2013-06-19 2013-07-08 19 74 20 36 .486 LAD
6 Marco Scutaro 2013-04-29 2013-05-21 19 79 16 38 .481 SFG
7 Jose Iglesias 2013-05-27 2013-06-18 18 64 8 27 .422 BOS
8 Matt Carpenter 2013-05-21 2013-06-09 18 79 17 33 .418 STL
9 Alex Rios 2013-05-05 2013-05-24 18 72 14 27 .375 CHW
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/16/2013.

*David Ortiz had a 27-game hitting streak that went from 2012-13

Rk Strk Start End Games AB R H BA Tm
4 David Ortiz 2012-07-02 2013-05-07 27 97 19 41 .423 BOS
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/16/2013.

The last time the American League did not have a batter with a 20-game hitting streak was in 1977

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