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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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Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez hit a three-run homer off the Astros' Bud Norris in his first at-bat Thursday night at Coors Field to set a team record with home runs in four straight at-bats. Gonzalez had homers in his final three at-bats in Wednesday night's 13-5 victory over the Astros. Gonzalez tied a Major League record for homers in consecutive plate...
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Gonzalez, who homered in his last three at-bats Wednesday, hit a three-run shot in the first inning against Bud Norris. He was intentionally walked in the second, doubled in the fourth and singled in the eighth.
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Carlos Gonzalez hit three home runs in his last three at-bats,
Michael Cuddyer belted a grand slam and Dexter Fowler also homered,
leading the Colorado Rockies past the Houston Astros 13-5 on
Wednesday night for their third win in a row.
Carlos Gonzalez hit three home runs in his last three at-bats, Michael Cuddyer belted a grand slam and Dexter Fowler also homered, leading the Colorado Rockies past the Houston Astros 13-5 on Wednesday night for their third win in a row.
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DENVER (AP) -- Carlos Gonzalez hit three home runs in his last three at-bats, Michael Cuddyer belted a grand slam and Dexter Fowler also homered, leading the Colorado Rockies past the Houston Astros 13-5 on Wednesday night for their third win in a row.
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The Thursday Takeaway
In the 23-hour period spanning 8:00 p.m. MT on Wednesday and 7:00 p.m. MT on Thursday, it seemed irrelevant who Astros manager Brad Mills put on the mound—Carlos Gonzalez was going to hit a home run regardless.
Lucas Harrell? Check. Xavier Cedeno? Check. David Carpenter? Check. Bud Norris? Check.
Lefty or righty, fastball or breaking ball, to left-center...
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