Charlie Blackmon is having a season for your ages. The All-Star outfielder delivered his third five-hit game of the year pertaining to Colorado on Wednesday, making him just the fourth player within the last few 25 years to manage that accomplishment. Blackmon, in fact, is one of only 20 players in the last 100 years that have notched three five-hit games in the same season.
Several Hall of Famers are stored on the list — Tris Speaker, Al Simmons, Ty Cobb, George Sisler, Heinie Manush, Stan Musial, Luis Aparicio, Dave Winfield and Tony morrison Gwynn — and its striking how scarce it happens. Only three gamers (Gwynn, Kenny Lofton and Ichiro Suzuki) have done it given that 1990.
Blackmon, who went 5-for-5 with a home run and four runs obtained in the Rockies 16-2 victory over the Dodgers with Wednesday, has had an up-and-down time. He went 6-for-6 against Az on April 4 in addition to 5-for-5 against Minnesota on July 12, but hes attack just .252 since the All-Star break.
Blackmon reach .305 with 14 home goes in 93 games ahead of the All-Star break, but hes absent deep just four times in 52 games since the years intermission. The 28-year-old scored four times and also drove home two works in Wednesdays rout, and he had likewise scored four times in his six-hit video game.
Only four players — Cobb, Musial, Gwynn and Suzuki — have had four games of at least several hits in the same period. Cobb, whos second on the all-time visitors chart, did it in 19 twenty two, and Musial managed it throughout 48. Suzuki did it in 2004, 12 months he set the all-time single-season gets record (262).
Blackmon, amazingly, has not recorded an out in each of the five-hit games this season. According to the Elias Activities Bureau, that has only happened six other times in history. Cobb (19 twenty two), Speaker (23), Musial (48), Gwynn (93) and Suzuki (2004) will be the other names on the list.