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Wed., June 27, 2007


The last time a player (Nomar Garciaparra) reached double figures in doubles, triples and home runs before the All-Star break. Detroit Tigers center fielder Curtis Granderson accomplished the feat this season after hitting a home run in a loss to Texas on Tuesday.


Consecutive games with a run batted in by Detroit shortstop Carlos Guillen – the longest streak by a Tiger since Willie Horton in 1976.


Extra-base hits by Cincinnati Reds slugger Ken Griffey Jr. He doubled in a loss to Philadelphia to pass Cal Ripken Jr. for 17th place on the all-time list.


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