Baseball's longest 21st century hitting streaks

30 games – Andre Ethier

Los Angeles Dodgers' Andre Ethier outside the batting cage during warmups before a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in San Diego, April 11, 2013.

2011 with the Los Angeles Dodgers

Lifetime batting average: .289

Streak occurred in: 6th year of still-active, eight-year major league career

Streak snapped: May 7 when Ethier went 0-for-4 in a loss to the Mets. In his final at-bat in the eighth inning, he struck out swinging at a ball off the plate.

Background: Ethier fell just one game shy of tying the Dodgers' club record 31-game hitting streak, turned in by Willie Davis in 1969. Last year, however, he set a new team record by collecting 10 straight base hits, surpassing the nine of Ron Cey in 1977.

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