Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/30/12
Call him Aaron History. Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill became the second player in major league history to hit for the cycle twice in a season when he repeated in a 9-3 victory at Milwaukee on Friday. It was the second time Hill had done it in 11 days and the first double-cycle since Babe Herman had two for the Brooklyn Robins in 1931. "He's been locked in lately," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "It's a great, great feat." Hill hit a ground-rule double that bounced over the fence down the left-field line in the first inning, looped a single to left-center to help ignite a five-run third, hammered a hanging breaking ball from Randy Wolf for a two-run homer and an 8-1 lead in the fourth, and tripled to right center to drive in the D-backs' final run in the sixth. Hill hit his first cycle in four plate appearances in a 7-1 victory over Seattle on June 18. He struck out in his fifth at-bat Friday. "It feels great. First and foremost, it is fun to contribute and win ...
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