Aaron Hill hits for the cycle

Last night as Arizona topped Seattle, 7-1, Aaron Hill became the fifth Diamondback to hit for the cycle in team history.

Here are the Diamondback cyclers:

Rk Player Date Opp Rslt AB 1B R 2B 3B HR RBI SO
1 Aaron Hill 2012-06-18 SEA W 7-1 4 1 3 1 1 1 1 0
2 Kelly Johnson 2010-07-23 SFG L 4-7 4 1 2 1 1 1 3 0
3 Stephen Drew 2008-09-01 STL W 8-6 5 1 3 2 1 1 1 0
4 Greg Colbrunn 2002-09-18 SDP W 10-3 6 1 4 1 1 2 4 1
5 Luis Gonzalez 2000-07-05 HOU W 12-9 6 1 4 1 1 1 1 1
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Generated 6/19/2012.

Hill’s cycle was the second of the MLB season:

Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt AB 1B R H 2B 3B HR RBI SO
1 Aaron Hill 2012-06-18 ARI SEA W 7-1 4 1 3 4 1 1 1 1 0
2 Scott Hairston 2012-04-27 NYM COL L 9-18 5 1 3 4 1 1 1 4 1
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Hill’s cycle was the fifth against the Mariners in team history:

Rk Player Date Tm Rslt AB 1B R H 2B 3B HR RBI SO
1 Aaron Hill 2012-06-18 ARI W 7-1 4 1 3 4 1 1 1 1 0
2 Miguel Tejada 2001-09-29 OAK W 8-4 5 1 3 4 1 1 1 4 0
3 Dwight Evans 1984-06-28 BOS W 9-6 7 1 4 4 1 1 1 3 1
4 Dan Ford 1979-08-10 CAL L 6-8 7 1 3 5 2 1 1 2 1
5 Jack Brohamer 1977-09-24 CHW W 8-3 5 1 2 5 2 1 1 4 0
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Generated 6/19/2012.

Since 1918, the record for most cycles in a career is three held by Bob Meusel and Babe Herman.

Since 1918, the record for most cycles in a season is eight in 1933 and 2009.