Vizquel matches Aparicio

Updated: June 17, 2009, 11:57 PM ET
Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers shortstop Omar Vizquel matched Hall of Famer Luis Aparicio for the most hits by a player from Venezuela on Wednesday night.

Vizquel got his 2,677th career hit with a single in the fifth inning of Texas' 5-4 victory against the Houston Astros. It was the 2,706th career game for the 41-year-old Vizquel, who is in his 21st major league season.

"I never thought I'd be involved in a situation like that," Vizquel said. "So many good players have come from ...

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