By Thomas Harding | MLB.com
DENVER — Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez swatted a three-run homer off the Astros’ Bud Norris in his first at-bat Thursday night at Coors Field to set a Rockies record by going deep in his fourth straight at-bat.
Gonzalez hit home runs in his final three at-bats in Wednesday night’s 13-5 victory over the Astros. On Thursday, Gonzalez came up after Dexter Fowler walked and Marco Scutaro singled.
Gonzalez ties a Major League record for homers in consecutive plate appearances, which has been done 22 times. Also, it ties the Major League record for consecutive at-bats with a homer. It was the 38th time that feat has been accomplished. MORE>>>