• Astros OF Barnes hits for the cycle vs. Mariners

    Summary of 11 articles · Updated Jul 20, 2013
    Houston rookie outfielder Brandon Barnes has hit for the cycle against the Seattle Mariners. HOUSTON Houston rookie outfielder Brandon Barnes has hit for the cycle against the Seattle Mariners. “I was aware,” Barnes said of the chance to seal the cycle in the eighth inning. Although the contest seemed out of hand early, Barnes gave Astros fans plenty of reason to stay in their seats during the Mariners’ 10-7 victory. • According to ESPN Stats & Info, he's the first player with five hits and a cycle in same game since B.J. Upton Oct. He singled in the sixth inning and completed the cycle with a sharp groundball double down the right field line in the eighth inning. Then the Astros rookie ripped a double down the right field line, sliding into second base ahead of the tag to beat right fielder Michael Saunders’ throw to shortstop Brad Miller.
    • Astros’ Season Peaks With Brandon Barnes’ Gift Cycle

      Astros center fielder Brandon Barnes hit for the cycle on Friday night, and went 5-for-5 against the Mariners to boot. This was probably the best moment of a dismal Astros season. And it maybe needed a blown call to happen.Read more...
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Barnes' cycle eclipsed by Miller's 2 HRs, 5 RBIs

      Rookie Brad Miller hit his first two major league homers and drove in five runs, and the Seattle Mariners overcame rookie Brandon Barnes' cycle for the Astros in a 10-7 win over Houston on Friday night.
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Miller goes deep twice to lead Mariners past Astros

    Rookie shortstop Brad Miller launched the first two home runs of his career and Joe Saunders won his fourth straight decision Friday night as the Mariners opened their second half of the season with a 10-7 victory over the Astros at Minute Maid Park.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Photos: Mariners 10, Astros 7

      The lone bright spot in this game was Brandon Barnes, who hit for the 8th cycle in franchise history.
      Source: chron.com

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