Wil Myers Records 2nd Cycle in Padres History vs. Rockies

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistApril 10, 2017

San Diego Padres' Wil Myers, front, reacts after swinging and missing a pitch thrown by Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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Wil Myers has put himself in the San Diego Padres' record books by completing the cycle Monday night.

Per Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune, he joins Matt Kemp as the only players in franchise history to accomplish the feat. 

As ESPN Stats and Info noted, the second cycle comes 217 games after Kemp's. Before that, the franchise went 7,443 games without one.

Myers singled in the first inning, doubled in a run in the third, hit a solo home run in the sixth and then finished it off with a triple in the eighth inning. The Padres' Twitter account captured the four hits:

Nick Groke of the Denver Post provided an interesting note about the history of cycles at Coors Field:

Myers is off to an outstanding start in 2017, with his batting average up to .382 after his 4-for-4 start against the Colorado Rockies. He also now has three home runs in eight games.

 

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