Siri waits until bitter end to set record; 36-game hitting streak is longest in Midwest League history

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Siri waits until bitter end to set record; 36-game hitting streak is longest in Midwest League history

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Dragons center fielder Jose Siri struck out his first three times Monday night, and then faced an 0-2 count in the eighth inning before singling to set a Midwest League record with a 36-game hitting streak.

Jose Siri waited until the last Monday night to set a record, and the Dayton Dragons outfielder faced an 0-2 count in the eighth inning at Ft. Wayne, but he made history with a single to extend his hitting streak to 36 games. 

Entering Monday’s game, Siri hit .350 with 13 home runs and 29 RBI, 10 doubles, three triples, and a .701 slugging percentage during the streak.

Click on the link below to hear the radio call, which came in a 4-3 loss:

And another look at the hit:

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