DETROIT—Detroit Tigers rookie outfielder Brennan Boesch is off to a record-setting start.
Boesch's production at the plate at the start of his career can't be matched by any player in more than a half-century.
According to STATS LLC, Boesch is the only player to hit at least .387 with 19 RBIs, three homers, two triples and have 10 multi-hit games in his first 20 games since at least 1952.
If you narrow the search to batting average, RBIs and homers,
Willie McCovey and Jeff Francoeur are the only players who did what Boesch has done in each category.
Boesch says the beauty of baseball is the dream of playing in the major leagues starts when kids are young.
The Detroit Tigers outfielder hopes no one pinches him and wakes him up. He and the Tigers open a road trip Wednesday night in Oakland.