Andre Ethier extends streak

Updated: April 30, 2011, 1:44 AM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers' Andre Ethier has extended his major league record for the longest April hitting streak to 25 games.

The right fielder doubled with two out in the fifth inning Friday night against San Diego's Clayton Richard, a left-hander he had only one hit in 15 career at-bats against to that point.

"I guess the purpose of making a count of it is because of the record that stands," Ethier said before the game. "But that record that stands, no one is ever going to pass ...

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