Two minor league players hit for the cycle in the same game

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Here’s something you don’t see every day. Or, like, any day.

Tyler Maun of reports that two players on the Class-A San Jose Giants hit for the cycle in the same game last night. The players: Gio Brusa and Jalen Miller. The Giants beat the Lancaster JetHawks 18-6 as the Brusa had four hits and Miller had five in all. Miller was the Giants’ third round pick in 2015. Brusa was a sixth round pick in 2016.

Maun could not find any examples of two cycles being hit by teammates in the same game. The closest he could find was when two players in the entire league hit for the cycle on the same day, once in 1920 and once in 2008.

Pretty neat.

Dodgers sign OF Jason Heyward to minor league deal

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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers signed outfielder Jason Heyward to a minor league deal and invited him to spring training.

The 33-year-old was released by the Chicago Cubs earlier this offseason.

Heyward, who was injured at times last season, put up the worst offensive numbers of his career, batting .204 and with 10 RBIs and one home run in 137 plate appearances. However, he’s a valuable defender in the outfield.

The deal reunites Heyward with first baseman Freddie Freeman. They came up through the Atlanta Braves system and have remained friends ever since.

Heyward was a leader in the Cubs’ clubhouse, helping them win the 2016 World Series.