Found April 20, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
Josh Willingham is going streaking. With his seventh-inning double in Friday's 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays, Willingham has now recorded a hit in each of his first 14 games with Minnesota this season. According to the Twins' public relations department, it's the longest hitting streak by a Minnesota player to start a career with the team. Willingham was signed this offseason by the Twins to a three-year, 21 million contract, and the team's new left fielder has gotten a hit in every game in a Minnesota uniform thus far. The current 14-game hitting streak is also the longest of Willingham's nine-year big league career.The hit that extended Willingham's hit streak was perhaps the biggest hit of the game Friday, as he came to bat with the bases loaded, two outs and the Twins trailing 4-2 in the seventh. But on a 1-2 pitch from Rays reliever Joel Peralta, Willingham drove a fastball to right-center field that center fielder B.J. Upton couldn't chase down. ...
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