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
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.