July 25, 1990
Following his first-inning single, a triple in the third, and a fifth inning double, George Brett hits a leadoff homer in the seventh to complete the cycle in the Royals’ 6-1 victory over Toronto at the Sky Dome. The Kansas City third baseman, who will retire with a lifetime .305 batting average, also accomplished the rare feat against Baltimore in 1979.
July 16, 2013
In the All-Star Game played at New York’s Citi Field, Salvador Perez, who replaced Joe Mauer behind the plate in the last inning, leads off the eighth with a single to right field off Atlanta’s Craig Kimbrel. Perez becomes the first Royals’ player to get a hit in the All-Star Game since Bo Jackson blasted his memorable moonshot at Anaheim Stadium in 1989.
Nationals acquire closer Herrera from Royals: undefined