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Orioles' Austin Hays Becomes Sixth In Franchise To Hit For The Cycle

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.

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
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