Colorado Rockies Swept By San Francisco Giants

For more on the Rockies, visit Purple Row. Check out McCovey Chronicles and SB Nation Bay Area for more on the Giants.

  • Live
10 Total Updates since September 15, 2011
  • Important 1
  • Updates 8
  • Articles 2
  • All Updates 10

Giants' Pablo Sandoval Hits For Cycle Against Colorado Rockies

The San Francisco Giants Pablo Sandoval has hit for the cycle in Thursday's game against the Colorado Rockies--and he needed just six innings to do it. He hit a two-run home run in the first inning, singled in the second inning, doubled to lead off the fifth inning and then tripled to right field in the sixth inning.

According to Troy Renck of the Denver Post, this was the 10th cycle in Coors Field history and the first by a Giants hitter since 2007 when Fred Lewis did it at Coors Field. This is the 26th cycle hit by a Giants batter and the first of Sandoval's career.

The Giants control this game, 7-2, but poor defense by Thomas Field and Jordan Pacheco have hurt the Rockies, in particular. Carlos Gonzalez took an awkward hit into the wall on Sandoval's triple, but he remained in the game for the rest of the inning.

For more on the Rockies, visit Purple Row. Check out McCovey Chronicles and SB Nation Bay Area for more on the Giants.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Denver

You must be a member of SB Nation Denver to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Denver. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Denver

You must be a member of SB Nation Denver to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Denver. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.