Astros' Brandon Barnes hits for cycle in loss to Mariners

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

More MLB: Scoreboard | Standings | Probable Pitchers | Sortable Stats | Odds

On Friday night in an eventual loss to the Mariners, Astros outfielder Brandon Barnes made a bit of history when he hit for the cycle. Barnes' eighth-inning double cinched the feat:

On the night, Barnes -- who, in addition to the double noted above, also homered in the second, tripled in the fourth and singled in the sixth and ninth -- added 58 points of OPS to his 2013 numbers.

The 27-year-old Barnes becomes the first Astro to hit for the cycle since Luke Scott in 2006. His was also the first five-hit game by an Astro since Hunter Pence on May 27, 2008.

Barnes, a rookie, is now batting .250/.306/.375 on the season.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Green Bay Packers Nike Green Reflective Pack Performance Hoodie

Cold Weather Gear
Keep warm in your favorite team apparel
Shop Now