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Andre Ethier breaks hit-streak mark

Updated: April 27, 2011, 1:17 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

MIAMI -- Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier set a major league record for the month of April on Tuesday and then extended it on Wednesday.

He ran his hitting streak to 23 games Tuesday with a first-inning, RBI double off Florida Marlins right-hander Chris Volstad in his team's 4-2 loss.

He then had a one-out single in the fourth inning of a matinee against the Marlins to reach 24 games.

Ethier broke the record held by former Dodgers manager Joe Torre, who hit in ...

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