Cabrera 9 hits in row, Schoop, Tigers win; Rays’ Franco hurt
DETROIT (AP) - Miguel Cabrera got his ninth straight hit before the string ended, Jonathan Schoop launched a grand slam and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-4.
Rays rookie shortstop Wander Franco extended his on-base streak to 39 games, then left in the first inning with tightness in his right hamstring.
The 20-year-old Franco, who came up limping on Nelson Cruz’s double in the first inning, has the second longest on-base run in major league history - Frank Robinson set the record of 43 in 1956.
Cabrera singled in his first two at-bats, making him the first Tigers player to get nine straight hits since Walt Dropo’s major league record 12 straight in July 1952.
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9/10/2021 11:26:58 PM (GMT -4:00)