Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez set a Rockies record with a three-run homer off Houston Astro's Bud Norris in his first at-bat Thursday night at Coors Field.  Gonzalez sets the Rockies record with four straight at-bat home runs.

Gonzalez hit three home runs in his final at-bats Wednesday night to help the team beat the Astros 13-5.  On Thursday, After Dexter Fowler walked and Marco Scutaro singled Gonzalez smacked his fourth home run.

Gonzalez ties a Major League record for homers in consecutive plate appearances and the record for consecutive at-bats with a homer.  Appearances has been accomplished 22 times as at-bats have been done 38 times.

Video: Gonzalez three straight home runs.

Gonzalez was intentionally walked on his second plate appearance.  

Albert Pujols accomplished both feats April 16-17, 2006.  

The last Rockies to accomplish three-straight at-bats:

Andres Galarraga: June 25, 1995

Larry Walker: April 5, 1997

Todd Hollandsworth: April 15, 2001

Jose Ortiz: August 17, 2001

Jeff Baker: September 17, 2007

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