Jason Donald hits for the cycle in AAA
Jason Donald is making good use of his time with the AAA Columbus Clippers.
The Indians' infielder hit for the cycle last night, as the Clippers crushed Charlotte 13-2. His double with two outs in the 9th completed the feat and gave him four RBI on the night.
"It's definitely a cool feeling without a doubt," Donald said. "It's something I've never done I think my whole entire life -- in high school, college and into pro ball. I'll probably look back on it when my career's done or years from now and say that's something I accomplished."
Donald hit a home run, triple, and a single in the first three innings before being retired in his next two at-bats. He went 4-for-6 on the night and became the first Clipper to hit for the cycle since Jason Kipnis did it two years ago.
Previously, Donald's biggest claim to fame was not as impressive. He was the runner that was erroneously called safe at first by umpire Jim Joyce, ending Justin Verlander's bid for a perfect game on what should have been the game's final out.
- Jeff Seemann