Chipper Jones

LEADING OFF: Lindor's extra-base streak, Keuchel's next try

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

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EXTRA! EXTRA!

One historic streak ended Friday for the Indians, but Francisco Lindor may have another in the works. Cleveland's shortstop has gotten an extra-base hit in nine straight games, extending his string with a leadoff double in the first inning as the Indians ended their winning run at 22 games. Lindor still has a long way to go to the major league record — Chipper Jones (2006) and Hall of Famer Paul Waner (1927) each got an extra-base hit in 14 games in a row.

OCTOBER READY?

Dallas Keuchel looks to bounce back from a lousy start at Oakland last weekend when the Astros try to clinch the...

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