ANAHEIM -- Big Papi's big streak keeps going.

With his single off the Angels' Ervin Santana in the first inning of Game 2 of the American League Division Series on Friday night, Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz extended his Division Series hitting streak to 13 games.

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The streak-extending single turned out to be a big one for Boston, as it sparked a two-out, four-run outburst against Santana. The biggest blow came courtesy of Jason Bay, who became the first player in Red Sox history to belt homers in his first two career postseason games with a three-run jack to center field.

Ortiz's streak began Oct. 5, 2003, in Game 4 of the ALDS against the A's. In the first 12 games of the streak, Ortiz hit .419 (18-for-43) with four homers and 11 RBIs.

Streaking Papi
David Ortiz extended his Division Series hitting streak to 13 games on Friday, the second-longest streak in DS play
No.
Player
Team
Dates
15
Derek Jeter
NYY
10/14/01-10/4/05
13
David Ortiz
BOS
10/5/03-10/3/08
13
Bernie Williams
NYY
10/4/02-10/7/05

Ortiz has now tied the Yankees' Bernie Williams for the second-longest hitting streak in the history of Division Series play. Williams hit in 13 straight from Oct. 4, 2002, to Oct. 7, 2005.

The longest streak belongs to Derek Jeter, who hit in 15 straight from Oct. 14, 2001, until Oct. 4, 2005.