Minor League Legend Belts Four Homers For The Rare ‘Home Run Cycle’

Hitting for the cycle is yesterday’s news.

From now on, if you don’t hit for the home run cycle, we don’t wanna hear about it!

Yep. The home run cycle. It exists, it’s a thing, and it hasn’t been done in nearly 25 years … until now!

Minor leaguer Chandler Redmond, a first baseman for the Cardinals’ Double-A affiliate in Springfield, hit four home runs Wednesday in a 21-4 victory over the Amarillo Sod Poodles.

He also accomplished the feat in four consecutive innings: A two-run shot in the fifth, a grand slam in the sixth, a solo blast in seventh and a three-run dinger in the eighth.

That would be a cool 10 ribeye steaks (RBIs, folks) for those of you counting at home. Not a bad night at the ballpark!

Redmond becomes the second player in pro baseball history to hit for the home run cycle, and first since Tyrone Horne did so for the Arkansas Travelers on July 27, 1998.

The feat has never been done in the major leagues.

Just to show off, Redmond added an RBI single in the eighth for his 11th RBI of the night.

That, ladies and gentlemen, is called padding your stats.

Written by Zach Dean

Zach grew up in Florida, lives in Florida, and will never leave Florida ... for obvious reasons. He's a reigning fantasy football league champion, knows everything there is to know about NASCAR, and once passed out (briefly!) during a lap around Daytona. He swears they were going 200 mph even though they clearly were not.

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