Holt becomes first player ever to hit for cycle in the playoffs
Boston Red Sox utility Brock Holt made history on Monday.
The 30-year-old hit for the cycle in the Red Sox's 16-1 road win over the New York Yankees in game three of the American League Division Series (ALDS). He is the first player ever to record a cycle in the playoffs.
Holt grounded out in his first at-bat but followed with a single in the fourth inning. He then added a triple in the same frame after Boston batted around and tallied a ground rule double in the eighth.
Holt completed the cycle with a solo home run off Yankees catcher Austin Romine, who was on the mound for the final inning, in the ninth.
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Holt finished the game four for six at the plate with five RBIs and three runs scored.
The seven-year veteran finished the regular season with a .277/.362/.411 slash line. He also hit seven home runs and tallied 46 RBIs.