Phillies' Rollins runs hit streak to 33 games

Updated: September 29, 2005, 1:34 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Jimmy Rollins extended his Philadelphia Phillies' record hitting streak to 33 games with a leadoff infield single against the New York Mets on Wednesday night.

Jimmy Rollins
Shortstop
Philadelphia Phillies
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2005 SEASON STATISTICS
GM HR RBI R OBP AVG
155 12 52 109 .333 .289

Rollins hit a grounder off Steve Trachsel that seemed to get stuck in the glove of hard-charging shortstop Jose Reyes. Reyes did not attempt a throw and the speedy Rollins got a standing ovation.

Rollins scored on Bobby Abreu's sacrifice fly, his 100th RBI of the season.

Rollins singled in the seventh inning Tuesday night to set the team record, breaking a mark he held with Ed Delahanty, who hit in 31 in a row in 1899. His streak is the longest in the majors since Florida's Luis Castillo hit in 35 straight in 2002.

Rollins was hitting .386 (56-for-145) during the streak.


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