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Hit streak now 56, but FIU season over

Updated: June 6, 2010, 2:18 AM ET
Associated Press

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Rockin' Robin will have to wait until next season, but Florida International shortstop Garrett Wittels can now identify a bit with Joltin' Joe.

Wittels extended his hitting streak to 56 games on Saturday -- the same number of Joe DiMaggio's major league-record hit streak in 1941 -- but the Golden Panthers were eliminated with a 15-9 loss to Dartmouth in the NCAA Coral Gables regional.

Wittels hit an RBI double in the first inning, leaving him two games ...

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