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Hittin' em where they ain't

Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier's hitting streak reaches 24 games

Updated: April 28, 2011, 5:53 PM ET
By Keith Hawkins | ESPN Stats and Information

HIT MAN

It started 24 games ago with an infield single, and with each passing hit Andre Ethier gains momentum and notoriety. In 17 of the 24 games, Ethier has gotten his first hit in either his first or second plate appearance of the game. Breaking down the streak:

APRIL ETHIER OF NOTE

2 3-4 First of four three-hit games during streak; infield single in 4th

3 1-3, RBI Singled in 7th

5 1-2 Singled in 1st

6 1-4, RBI Singled in 3rd

8 1-4 Infield ...

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