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June 8, 1961
Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron, Joe Adcock, and Frank Thomas hit four consecutive homers in an inning off Reds' pitchers Jim Maloney (2) and Marshall Bridges (2), making the Braves the first major league team to accomplish the feat. The seventh-inning big-fly barrage, another blast by Mathews, and one by Warren Spahn aren't enough when Cincinnati still manages to win the Crosley Field contest, 10-8.
July 31, 1963
At Cleveland Stadium, the Indians hit four consecutive homers in an inning when Woodie Held, Pedro Ramos, Tito Francona, and Larry Brown go deep in the sixth with two outs off Paul Foytack, recently acquired by the Angels. In Cleveland's 9-5 victory over the Halos, the former Tiger right-hander becomes the first major league pitcher to allow a team to go deep in four straight at-bats in a single frame.
May 2, 1964
At Municipal Stadium, the Twins become the third team in major league history to hit four consecutive home runs in an inning when Tony Oliva, Bob Allison, Jimmie Hall, and Harmon Killebrew all go deep in the top of the 11th frame of the team's 7-3 victory over the A's. Kansas City will surrender 220 round-trippers, breaking the big league mark of 199 established by the team's pitching staff last season.
September 18, 2006
The Dodgers, who are last in the National League in homers, hit four consecutive home runs in an inning when Jeff Kent, J.D. Drew, Russell Martin, and Marlon Anderson all go deep in the bottom of the ninth to tie the Padres, 9-9. The improbable feat, accomplished only by the 1964 Twins, 1963 Indians, and the 1961 Braves, leads to Nomar Garciaparra's walk-off two-run homer in the tenth and sole possession of first place when Los Angeles beat the Friars, 11-10.
April 22, 2007
The Red Sox become the fifth big-league team to hit four consecutive homers in an inning when Manny Ramirez, J.D. Drew, Mike Lowell, and Jason Varitek go deep with two outs in the third inning at Fenway off Yankee starter Chase Wright. J.D. Drew was also part of the quartet of the 2006 Dodgers, who were the fourth major league team to connect for four straight round-trippers in one frame.
August 14, 2008
In the sixth inning of a 9-2 rout of the Royals, the White Sox become the sixth team in major league history to hit four consecutive home runs in an inning. Jim Thome, Paul Konerko, and Alexei Ramirez go deep off KC reliever Joel Peralta, with Juan Uribe completing the record-tying feat by taking Robinson Tejeda yard at Chicago's U.S. Cellular Field in the sixth inning of a 9-2 rout of the Royals.
August 11, 2010
In an 8-2 victory over Milwaukee at Miller Park, the Diamondbacks become the seventh team to hit four consecutive home runs in an inning. In the top of the fourth inning, Adam LaRoche, Miguel Montero, Mark Reynolds, and Stephen Drew connect off Dave Bush, making the right-hander only the third hurler in major league history to yield four straight round-trippers.
July 27, 2017
The top of the Nationals lineup hit four consecutive home runs in one inning when Brian Goodwin, Wilmer Difo, Bryce Harper, and Ryan Zimmerman go deep in the bottom of the third inning in the team’s 15-2 rout of the Brewers. Milwaukee right-hander Michael Blazek becomes the first pitcher in baseball history to allow five home runs in an inning when Anthony Rendon adds another round-tripper later in the frame.
May 4, 2019
After retiring the first eight batters of the game, White Sox southpaw Manny Banuelos gives up ten consecutive hits in a nine-run third inning of the team's 15-2 defeat to the Red Sox at Chicago's Guaranteed Rate Field. The Chicago starter's string, which includes giving up four singles, three singles, and three home runs, falls short of the record of 11 straight hits established in 2010 by the Rockies against the Cubs during a 17-2 victory at Coors Field.
September 22, 2019
En route to clinching a playoff spot, the Cardinals beat the Cubs 3-2, completing the team's first four-game sweep at Wrigley Field in 98 seasons. The series marks the first time in a century a home team drops four consecutive contests by a run against the same opponent, with Chicago losing five straight decisions by the slimmest margin for the first time since 1915.
June 9, 2019
In a span of seven pitches off Padres right-hander Craig Stammen, the Nationals become the ninth team in baseball history to hit four consecutive home runs in one inning en route to a 5-2 victory at Petco Park. Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton, and Anthony Rendon provide the eighth-inning back-to-back-to-back-to-back homers for Washington, who also accomplished the feat in 2017.
August 16, 2020
In a 7-2 victory over the Cardinals at Guaranteed Rate Field, the White Sox hit four consecutive home runs against Roel Ramirez, a 25-year-old right-hander making his major league debut. The quartet of round-trippers, with Yoan Moncada, Yasmani Grandal, Jose Abreu, and Eloy Jimenez all going deep in the six-run fifth inning, marks the tenth time in a team homers in four straight at-bats, including the Southsiders accomplishing the feat for the first time in 2008.
July 2, 2022
Nolan Arenado, Nolan Gorman, Juan Yepez, and Dylan Carlson all go deep in four consecutive at-bats in the first inning off Phillies' right-hander Kyle Gibson. The Cardinals become the 11th team to accomplish the feat in their eventual 7-6 victory over Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park.