MLB News: Rockies rookie Trevor Story sets mark with HR in 3rd straight game

Rockies rookie Trevor Story had reach a career milestone becoming the first player in MLB history to hit a home run in the first three games of his career when they defeated Arizona Diamondbacks as Trevor hit two home runs in the first inning on Wednesday.

According to Elias Sports Bureau based on a report in ESPN , there are only four players, including Trevor, who made most home runs in their first three career games since 1900. They are Joe Cunningham in 1954, Javier Baez and Jorge Soler in 2014, and Trevor Story for the current year 2016. All of them recorded three home runs while Story was the first ever to record four.

Although he was the first rookie to begin his career with home runs in his first three games, he is not the only player that holds the streak who is still alive this season. Robinson Cano, Seattle Mariners second baseman, hit his third homers in as many games on Wednesday and also in a 9-5 victory over Texas.

On Monday, Trevor Story became the first player to hit two home runs in a major league debut game. The third home run was added when they win over the Diamondbacks.

Todd Helton was the only Rockies player to homer in his first two career MLB games in 1997.

More new records were established in April for the game in the passing years. According to a report on ESPN, one of this was Jose Abreu who hit .270 with 10 home runs and 32 RBIs in March/April of 2014, the most home runs in April for a player who hadn’t appeared yet in the majors. Also, Albert Pujols has hit .370 with eight home runs in March/April of 2001, the second highest home run total.

Trevor Story was acquired by the Rockies in the 2011 MLB draft as compensation for RP Octavio Dotel in free agency.

Rockies are set to clash against San Diego on Friday as Trevor Story make his MLB debut game at Coors Field.

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