(Photo : Tim Nwachukwu / Staff) PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – Luis Arraez #3 of the Miami Marlins hits a double in the course of the first inning towards the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on April 11, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Luis Arraez achieved a exceptional feat in baseball by changing into the primary Miami Marlins participant to hit for the cycle. In the sport towards the Philadelphia Phillies on April 11, Arraez went 4-for-5 with a homer, two runs scored, and two RBIs, main the Marlins to an 8-4 victory.
This historic achievement got here within the twelfth recreation of Miami’s thirty first season and the 4,700th recreation general.
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A Milestone in Marlin’s History
Before this recreation, the Marlins had been the one lively staff in Major League Baseball that had by no means had a participant hit for the cycle. The Marlins entered the league because the Florida Marlins in 1992.
Arraez, who gained the American League batting title with a .316 common as a member of the Minnesota Twins in 2022, was traded to the Marlins in a four-player deal in January 2023. He has had a formidable begin to the 2023 season, going 22 for 41 (.537) in 12 video games.
Arraez’s unimaginable efficiency started with a double within the first inning, adopted by a triple to the right-field nook within the sixth. In the seventh inning, his solo homer helped the Marlins lengthen their lead after the Phillies reduce it to 1 within the sixth inning. Finally, within the eighth inning, Arraez singled to left discipline off Philadelphia reliever Andrew Bellatti, scoring Jazz Chisholm with the final run of the evening.
This achievement will undoubtedly be remembered as a major milestone within the Marlins’ historical past, and with this feat, the twitterverse goes frenzy.
HE DID IT.
The first cycle within the historical past of the Florida/Miami Marlins.
Luis Arraez pic.twitter.com/5n8jNq7fBw
— Isaac Azout (@IsaacAzout) April 12, 2023
Luis Arraez with the primary cycle in Marlins historical past! pic.twitter.com/5QkvTAbTet
— Talkin’ Baseball (@TalkinBaseball_) April 12, 2023
LUIS ARRAEZ FIRST CYCLE IN MARLINS HISTORY!!
— Ben Verlander (@BenVerlander) April 12, 2023
🚨 LUIS ARRAEZ CYCLE ALERT 🚨
Luis Arraez singles within the eighth and has hit for the 𝙛𝙞𝙧𝙨𝙩 𝙘𝙮𝙘𝙡𝙚 𝙞𝙣 𝙈𝙖𝙧𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙨 𝙝𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙤𝙧𝙮 🌟@Marlins | #MakeItMiami pic.twitter.com/E5kBSKlb1O
— Bally Sports Florida: Marlins (@BallyMarlins) April 12, 2023
Luis Arraez will get the primary cycle!!!!!!! #Marlins
4,700th recreation in franchise historical past
OMG IT ACTUALLY HAPPENED pic.twitter.com/2Uhc2iAnJF
— Christina De Nicola (@CDeNicola13) April 12, 2023
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