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