A 12-game hitting streak has helped boost Steven Ramos’ batting average with the State College (Penn.) Spikes to .410 and made him the leading batter in the Class A Short Season New York-Penn League.
Ramos, a 2008 graduate of Tracy High, has 34 hits this season with the Spikes, including four base hits in the Spikes’ 4-3 loss to the Lowell (Mass.) Spinners on July 18.
He is the fifth Spikes player this year to have a four-hit game, and his 12-game streak, which was broken with a hitless game against Lowell on July 19, was five games short of the longest hitting streak in the league this year.
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