BA Newsletter: Get Analysis, Rankings Delivered To Your Inbox!

Scooter Gennett Becomes 17th Player To Hit Four Homers



Cincinnati native Scooter Gennett, acquired on waivers from the Brewers near the end of spring training, became the 17th player to hit four homers in a game Tuesday, going 5-for-5 with 10 RBIs in the Reds' 13-1 win over the Cardinals.

Gennett is the first player to hit four homers in a game since Josh Hamilton in 2012, and Gennett is the first Reds player to do it.

reds-900x635

Lyon Richardson Shows Off Revamped Fastball

The 2018 second-rounder has experienced a jump in fastball velocity since the 2019 season.

Gennett was 0-for-19 entering Monday's game. Since then he is 6-for-6 with a double, four homers and 12 RBIs. Entering the game, Gennett had 38 homers as a pro in 1,637 at-bats, including a career-high 14 last season.

Are you a member?

In order to access this exclusive content you must have a Baseball America Account. 

Login or sign up  


Additionally, you can subscribe to Baseball America's newsletter and receive all of our rankings, analysis, prospect insight & more delivered to your inbox every day. Click here to get started. 

of Free Stories Remaining