Arizona's Stephen Drew hits for cyclePosted: Updated:
PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona shortstop Stephen Drew became the first player to hit for the cycle in Chase Field on Monday.
Batting leadoff, Drew singled in the first, tripled in the third and homered in the fifth against St. Louis Cardinals starter Joel Pineiro.
He added a ground-rule double in the seventh against reliever Kyle McClellan and the Chase Field crowd rose for a standing ovation.
Drew became the third Diamondbacks player to hit for the cycle in the franchise's 11-year history. Luis Gonzalez did it on July 5, 2000, at Houston and Greg Colbrunn did it on Sept. 18, 2002, at San Diego.
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