BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Orioles outfielder Austin Hays became the sixth player in franchise history to hit for the cycle Wednesday night against the Washington Nationals.
To hit for the cycle is to hit a single, a double, a triple, and a home run in the same game.
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Hays left his mark on the franchise on a rainy night punctuated rain delays, no less.
The team publicized the record of previous players to hit for since to hit for the cycle since 1954:
- Brooks Robinson: July 15, 1960 at CWS
- Cal Ripken, Jr: May 6, 1984 at TEX
- Aubrey Huff: June 29, 2007 vs. LAA
- Felix Pie: August 14, 2009 vs. LAA
- Jonathan Villar: August 5, 2019 vs. NYY
FOR THE CYCLE 🔄
Hays is the sixth player in franchise history to hit for the cycle! pic.twitter.com/lYZewPPGFM
— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) June 23, 2022