This is a bloggy kind of thing...

even if it is a Cub farmhand.

Do you know how I know this is a big deal? I got a press release on it from someone who does not send out press releases unless he really, really has to send one out.

Here's another reason -- okay, well A reason -- to keep an eye on the Peoria @ Beloit game tonight.
Peoria Chiefs third baseman and top Chicago Cubs prospect Josh Vitters carries a unique streak into the Chiefs series finale at Beloit on Tuesday night. Vitters has collected three hits in four straight games and has homered in three straight. According to Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus, only 18 Major League players have had three straight games of at least three hits and one home run since 1955.
Here is that list:
Hall of Famers Duke Snider (1955) and Dave Winfield (1983), likely Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. (1994) and Hall of Fame candidates Fred McGriff (1994), Jose Canseco (1994), Larry Walker (1995) and Barry Bonds (2000). Others who have accomplished the feat and are still active in the Majors include current Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano (2005), Bill Hall (2006), Johnny Damon (2007), Carlos Lee (2003) and Evan Longoria (2008). Willie Horton (1965), Rico Carty (1967), Mike Greenwell (1988), Kelly Gruber (1990), Rondell White (1999) and Jeff DaVanon (2003) round out the list.
See. Bloggy.

1 comment:

Nathan said...

i send out plenty of releases, just not wasteful ones to the entire league. They go to the media in Central IL....

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