• Adrian Beltre becomes second player ever with three-homer game and cycle in same week

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Aug 25, 2012
    Adrian Beltre | Rangers 8, Twins 0 Beltre hit for the cycle for the second time in his career. Beltre was the 17th player in history to hit for the cycle and homer three times in a game in the same season. Highlights » Looking at more recent history, it's the fourth cycle during the 2012 season, although Beltre is only the third individual player to achieve one. To this day, no other player has had two separate seasons in which he's both hit for the cycle and hit three homers in a game. Pagan had four hits, falling a homer shy of a cycle while scoring twice and driving in a run. Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill then became the fourth player in baseball history to hit for two cycles in the same season back on June 18 and June 29 respectively.
    Sources: yahoo.com MLB.com
  • MLB.com Stars of the Game: Friday, Aug. 24

    Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out.
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