Brock Holt first to hit for cycle in MLB postseason as Red Sox rout Yankees


Brock Holt turned the primary participant in main league historical past to hit for the cycle in a postseason recreation within the Boston Pink Sox’s 16-1 rout of the New York Yankees within the American League Division Collection on Monday night time.

Holt capped his momentous day with a ninth-inning dwelling run off of Austin Romine, a place participant who was on the Yankee Stadium mound for mop-up obligation.

After grounding out in his first at-bat, Holt singled to open the fourth, then hit a two-run triple later within the inning because the Pink Sox broke the sport open.

Holt added a ground-rule RBI double within the eighth inning. He completed Four-for-6 with 5 RBIs.

“Tonight’s an evening I will keep in mind for a very long time,” Maintain mentioned on TBS after the sport.

It was the second time Holt has hit for the cycle in his profession — he additionally did it June 16, 2015, in opposition to the Braves.

Romine turned solely the second pure place participant to pitch in a postseason recreation — not counting two-way gamers like Rick Ankiel and Babe Ruth — after Cliff Pennington took the mound for the Blue Jays in opposition to the Royals in AL Championship Collection Sport Four in 2015.

The 15-run margin is the most important victory by a street workforce in postseason historical past, the most important loss for the Yankees within the playoffs, and the second-largest playoff win for Boston, which additionally holds the report with a 23-7 victory over Cleveland in Sport Four of the 1999 ALDS.

The Yankees’ 16 runs allowed are essentially the most the workforce has ever given up in 396 postseason video games.


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