ATLANTA — Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman extended his hitting streak to 30 games on Wednesday night, the longest in the majors this season.
He reached on a sixth-inning single off Philadelphia’s Phil Klein. Boston’s Jackie Bradley, who had a 29-game streak from April 24 through May 25.
Freeman had already extended his on-base streak to 46 games when hit by a pitch in the third, equaling the longest this season in the big leagues. Washington’s Jayson Werth reached in 46 straight games before his run was halted Aug. 18.