Braves Freddie Freeman Extends Hitting Streak to 30 Games as Atlanta Beat Philadelphia

ATLANTA (AP) – Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman extended his hitting streak to 30 games on Wednesday night, the longest in the majors this season.

He reached on a sixth-inning single off Philadelphia’s Phil Klein. Boston’s Jackie Bradley, who had a 29-game streak from April 24 through May 25.

Freeman had already extended his on-base streak to 46 games when hit by a pitch in the third, equaling the longest this season in the big leagues. Washington’s Jayson Werth reached in 46 straight games before his run was halted Aug. 18.

Atlanta beat Philadelphia by a final of 12-2.

(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Categories: Major League Baseball, Sports, Sports – ATL Braves, Sports – Baseball, Sports – Local Sports News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *