OTTAWA -- Brandon Watson extended his hitting streak to 43
games Sunday, breaking a 95-year-old International League record.
Watson hit a leadoff single off J.D. Durbin in the sixth and
finished 1-for-5 in Clippers' 11-inning loss.
Jack Lelivelt set the IL record for the Rochester Hustlers in
"I've always been proud of myself, but it's a team game,"
Watson said Saturday after tying the record. "Individually, I feel I'm doing well, but, in the
end, I want my team to do well, too. If I play well, then my team
will do good."
Watson played 35 major league games in 2005 and '06, batting
The Clippers are the Washington Nationals' Triple-A affiliate.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.