Daily Archives: August 6, 2019
A CYCLE IN A LOSING CAUSE.
According to this Deadspin article, Jonathan Villar did not realize he was on the verge of the cycle until after he completed it. Talk about concentration! The Orioles did not win the game, they seldom do. But Villar gave Baltimore fans something to cheer about for a day with the first Orioles cycle since Felix Pie did the trick in 2009.
Here is the list, updated for today’s action!
THE MOST CYCLE HIT
FOR EACH FRANCHISE
June 14, 2019 vs. Detroit
April 5, 2019 vs Philadelphia
September 17, 2018 vs Cincinnati Reds
TAMPA PAY RAYS
September 28, 2016 vs. Chicago Cubs
NEW YORK YANKEES
August 2, 2009 vs Chicago White Sox
June 4, 2007 vs. Boston
August 1, 2006 vs Tampa Bay.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
April 27, 2005 vs. Milwaukee Brewers
June 28, 2004 vs. Montreal
TORONTO BLUE JAYS
August 17, 2001 vs. Texas
May 9, 1993 vs San Diego
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
June 24, 1990 vs. Toronto
Last Cycles Hit For Teams in Old Locations
September 14, 2003 vs. New York Mets
May 26, 1964 vs. Boston
NEW YORK GIANTS
July 11, 1954 vs. Pittsburgh
August 2, 1950 vs. Chicago White Sox
June 25, 1949 vs. Pittsburgh
ST. LOUIS BROWNS
July 19, 1941 vs. Boston Red Sox
October 6, 1910 vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Time is running out for the Marlins first ever cycle to take place this season.
Let’s see owned baseball on August 5, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Luis Castillo struck out 13 Angels in 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and 2 runs to earn the 7-4 decision for the Reds.
Mike Minor threw 7 shutout innings, scattering 7 hits and a walk while striking out 7 as the Rangers blanked the Indians, 1-0.
Mike Tauchman homered twice and added a third hit, driving in 3 runs as the Yankees took a back and forth 9-6 game from Baltimore.
Christian Yelich went 4 for 5 with 2 homers as the Brewers slugged past the Pirates, 9-7.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Charlie Morton threw 7 innings, striking out 9 Blue Jays without giving up a walk but took the hard luck 2-0 defeat for Tampa Bay.
Bryan Reynolds went 3 for 5 with a homer in the Pirates 9-7 loss to Milwaukee.
Mike Soroka allowed 3 runs over 7 innings, striking out a trio of Twins. Minnesota would walk off in the 9th againstAtlanta, 5-3.
Jonathan Villar hit for the cycle, driving in 2 and scoring 2, but the Orioles came up short against the Yankees, 9-6.
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