Phillies outfielder Ben Revere has hit safely in eight games in a row heading into Tuesday's game against the Nationals, as he is starting to look more like the solid leadoff hitter the team thought it was acquiring this offseason.
"That was my main goal, trying to find a rhythm back again. I feel good," Revere told MLB.com. "I want to be that leadoff guy, I want to be playing center field every day....
Ben Revere had 19 extra-base hits and 29 walks last year and still averaged more Head-to-Head points per game than Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz.
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Taking on his former team Thursday, Phillies center fielder Ben Revere went 4 for 6 with his second triple and 15th stolen base of the season in his team's 3-2 win over the Twins. He scored two of his team's three runs in the win.
Revere is 7 of 10 in his last two games against the Twins, bringing his batting average up to .266 in 207 at-bats.
After a six-game run batting sixth, fourth, ninth and second, Phillies outfielder Ben Revere is back in the leadoff spot Thursday against the Twins.
Revere is hitting .265 with four steals and a double in eight June games. He has a .353 average in 34 at-bats as the No. 2 hitter but has hit .198 with a .254 OBP in 106 at-bats leading off.