Kent breaks Astros club record

Updated: June 12, 2004, 7:54 PM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Jeff Kent extended his career-best hitting streak to 25 games with a leadoff double in the second inning Friday night, breaking the Houston Astros' record he shared with Tony Eusebio.

Jeff Kent
Second Base
Houston Astros
Profile
2004 SEASON STATISTICS
GM HR RBI R SB AVG
57 9 43 41 4 .318

Kent lined a 1-2 pitch from Milwaukee's Doug Davis to right field for his 17th double of the season. The 2000 NL MVP surpassed Carlos Lee of the Chicago White Sox for the longest hitting streak in the majors this season.

Eusebio hit in 24 consecutive games in 2000.


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