Historic Streak: Jose Miranda Makes MLB History With 12 Consecutive Hits, Leaves Teammates Stunned

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Jose Miranda made history on Saturday during the Twins’ 9-3 victory over the Houston Astros in a game that left fans in awe.

Miranda’s remarkable achievement involved matching a major league record that had not been seen in 72 years – recording 12 hits in 12 consecutive at-bats. This impressive streak spanned four games and eight different pitchers, drawing loud cheers from the crowd of 31,431 at Target Field.

Despite not scoring any runs and only driving in one during the game, Miranda received standing ovations after his streak ended. The feat left both teammates and fans stunned, as only three other players in MLB history have achieved 12 hits in 12 straight at-bats.

Teammates and coaches marveled at Miranda’s consistency and composure throughout the impressive streak. His performance not only set a team record for consecutive plate appearances reaching base but also raised his batting average significantly.

Miranda’s run at the record books coincided with the Twins’ strong offensive showing, scoring a total of 33 runs in their past three games. The team’s success continued with a 7-run performance in the first three innings against Astros’ pitcher Hunter Brown, who had been dominant in his previous starts.

Beyond Miranda’s historic achievements, other Twins players like Brooks Lee and Byron Buxton contributed to the team’s offensive outburst with key hits and home runs. The Twins’ collective effort led to their ninth win in thirteen games, solidifying their position as a formidable force in the league.

Overall, Miranda’s extraordinary feat will be remembered as a shining moment in Twins’ history, showcasing his talent and resilience on the field. The team’s recent success reflects their growing momentum and determination to compete at the highest level throughout the season.