Cody Bellinger becomes first Dodgers rookie to hit for the cycle

Dodgers rookie slugger Cody Bellinger came into Saturday night's game against the Marlins with a 2017 slash line of .261/.341/.613 and 25 home runs in 71 games (LAD-MIA GameTracker). Then he went out and hit for the cycle.

In the first, he singled. In the third, he did this ... 

Speaking of which ... 

Anyhow, in the fourth he doubled, and in the sixth he ripped the clinching triple ... 

With that, he became the first rookie in Dodger history to hit for the cycle (and they've had some good rookies, you know). At this writing, Bellinger is batting .272/.350/.642. He's steadily moved beyond "NL Rookie of the Year front-runner" all the way to "serious NL MVP candidate." 

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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