Wednesday, April 15, 2009

And By The Way

Top Blogs Ian Kinsler of the Texas Rangers became the second player this season to hit for the cycle and the first since 1890 to hit for the cycle and go 6-6 in the same game. He was the second Rangers player in franchise history to have a six hit game. Alfonso Soriano accomplished the feat on May 8, 2004 against the Detroit Tigers. It was the first Rangers cycle since September 13, 2006, when Gary Matthews Jr. did it at Detroit. It was the fourth time a Ranger hit for the cycle in club history.The other Texas cycles were both against Cleveland, Mark Teixeira on Aug. 17, 2004; and Oddibe McDowell on July 23, 1985