When the broke spring training camp just over two months ago, was nothing more than a role player looking to contribute any way possible. But after the 25-year-old's historic display at the plate Monday night against the , Chisenhall is the . That's because Chisenhall became just the fourth player since 1920 (when RBIs became a statistic) to have at least five hits, three homers and nine runs driven in in a game. But he's the first to do it going a perfect a 5-for-5.
The feat made him the top trending topic on Twitter, where MLB.com reporter Jordan Bastian noted the significance of Chisenhall's efforts.
Chisenhall is 4th MLB player in last 100 years with 3 HR, 5 H, 9 RBI. Last was Fred Lynn on June 18, 1975.— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian)
Only 3 HR/5 H/9 RBI games: Walker Cooper (June 6, 1949), Gil Hodges (Aug. 31, 1950), Fred Lynn (June 18, 1975), Lonnie Baseball (tonight).— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian)
Oh by the way, the Tribe .
The Quick and the nearly dead
Moving to Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, the are one victory away from the franchise's second title in three years after a of the New York Rangers. Kings goalie Jonathan Quick had 32 saves in the whitewashing.
Reunited in the Big Apple
Finally in NBA news, Derek Fisher has to join one-time mentor Phil Jackson and become the next head coach of the .
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