Daily Archives: September 17, 2019
FATHER AND SON FOR THE CYCLE.
Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle tonight, joining his Hall of Fame father, Craig, on the list of batters who did the trick. They are second father and son combo to hit cycles, with Gary and Daryle Ward being the first. This was the first cycle by a Blue Jays hitter since Jeff Fry pulled the trick in 2001.
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
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
Still no Marlins cycle. Maybe they should sign a Biggio.
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Let’s see owned baseball on September 16, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
José Berríos pitched into the 8th, striking out 8 White Sox in 7 1/3 innings to earn the 5-3 decision for the Twins.
Adalberto Mondesi hit a first inning RBI triple and a 9th inning go ahead double to lead the Royals to a come from behind 6-5 win in Oakland.
Marcell Ozuna went 2 for 4 with a homer, 4 RBI and played great defense as the Cardinals topped the Nationals, 4-2.
Robbie Ray held the Marlins hitless into the 6th and finished with 6 inning, 1 hit, 1 run and 7 strikeouts to set up Arizona’s 7-5 victory.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Pablo López threw 6 strong innings, striking out 6 and walking no Arizona batter. He did not fare in the decision as the Marlins dropped the 7-5 final.
Jeff McNeil went 2 for 5 with a homer and 2 RBI but the Mets fell 9-4 in Colorado.
Yusmeiro Petit threw 1 2/3 shutout innings of relief but the A’s could not hold on to the lead and lost 6-5 to Kansas City.
Marcus Semien got 3 hits, including a homer, but the A’s bullpen melted down and dropped the 6-5 game to the Royals.
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