Cory Spangenberg’s batting average has gone up 43 points in a little over a month.
The San Antonio Missions utility man’s batting average was .276 on June 13. The next day he started an eight-game hitting streak.
Wednesday night, Spangenberg had three hits and scored three runs in a 7-5 victory over the Nashville Sounds at Wolff Stadium. His current hitting streak extended to four games. He is now hitting .319 with 10 home runs, 4 triples, 24 doubles and 44 RBIs.
Spangenberg is hitting an even .400 over the last 10 games (18-of-45).
Listed as a third baseman, Spangenberg has seen action all over the infield this season and has also done duty as an outfielder.
Spangenberg was part of the Double-A Missions when they were a San Diego Padres farm club and won the Texas League championship in 2013. He saw action in the majors with the Padres in the 2014 through 2018 seasons, appearing in 387 games and batting .258 with 27 home runs.