Baseball's longest 21st century hitting streaks

35 games – Luis Castillo

ALAN DIAZ/AP
Florida Marlins' Luis Castillo points after scoring on a base hit by Miguel Cabrera against the New York Mets in the first inning, April 20, 2005 in Miami.

2002 with the Florida Marlins

Lifetime batting average: .290

Streak occurred in: 7th season of 15-year major league career that ended in 2010 with the New York Mets

Streak snapped: June 22 when Castillo went 0-for-4 in a win over the Detroit Tigers. In his final at-bat, in the eighth inning, he was out on a close throw. The Marlins rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to win, but Castillo was in the on-deck circle as the game ended. 

Background: The switch-hitting Dominican owns the longest hitting streak by any Latin player and any second baseman.

2 of 10
of stories this month > Get unlimited stories
You've read  of  free articles. Subscribe to continue.

Unlimited digital access $11/month.

Get unlimited Monitor journalism.