Yelich hits for 3rd cycle in career, ties MLB mark

by Daryn Albert - Christian Yelich hit for the cycle on Wednesday, the third of his career, to become just the sixth player in MLB history with that many.

Yelich hits for 3rd cycle in career, ties MLB mark

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich becomes sixth player in MLB history to hit for three cycles in career play Christian Yelich triples to complete the cycle (0:40) Milwaukee's Christian Yelich hits his third career cycle, all against the Reds. (0:40) 4:38 PM ET ESPN The Milwaukee Brewers ' Christian Yelich joined an exclusive club Wednesday, hitting for the third cycle of his career during a 14-11 loss to the Cincinnati Reds . Yelich's three career cycles tie him with five other players for the MLB lead. Trea Turner was the most recent player to accomplish the feat, doing so on his birthday last season when he was with the Washington Nationals . All three of Yelich's cycles have come against the Reds, who have allowed 20 cycles in their history, second most to the St. Louis Cardinals (24) all time. He is the first player to hit three cycles against a single team. Most Cycles in MLB History Christian Yelich on Wednesday became just the sixth player in MLB history to hit for the cycle three times, tying a major league record. Player Cycles Christian Yelich 3 Bob Meusel 3 Babe Herman 3 John Reilly 3 Adrián Beltré 3 Trea Turner 3 ESPN Stats & Information Yelich, who was the Brewers' designated hitter on Wednesday, tripled in the top of the ninth inning to complete his latest cycle after hitting a ground-rule double in the top of the first, a 372-foot home run in the top of the third and a single in the top of the fifth. He finished the game 4-for-5 with three RBIs and two runs scored. Yelich's other two cycles against the Reds both came during the 2018 season, after which he was named the National League's Most Valuable Player. The 25 runs scored in Wednesday's game were the most in any game this season, while the Brewers became the first team in 2022 to lose a game despite scoring 10 or more runs. Teams had been 53-0 when scoring 10 or more runs before Wednesday. ESPN Stats & Information contributed to this report.