ANAHEIM -- The milestones continue to fall for Astros designed hitter Carlos Beltran, who went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two doubles in the Astros' 7-6, 10-inning win over the Angels on Friday night at Angel Stadium.
His doubles pushed him past Pete Rose and alone into third place all-time for extra-base hits among switch-hitters with 1,043. The doubles allowed him to pass Rogers Hornsby and go into 34th in Major League history with 542, tied with Harry Heilmann.
Among switch-hitters, Beltran trails only Eddie Murray (1,099) and Chipper Jones (1,055) on the extra-base hit charts. Next on the doubles list for Beltran is Tony Gwynn (543) and Derek Jeter (544). He ranks 47th in all-time RBIs with 1,545, five behind Fred McGriff, and he's eight homers behind Cal Ripken Jr. for 48th all-time.
Brian McTaggart has covered the Astros since 2004, and for MLB.com since 2009. Follow @brianmctaggart on Twitter and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.