On This Date 7/3/1996

Hits: 1

Alex Ochoa a highly touted prospect who was called up from AAA by the New York Mets two weeks earlier hits for the cycle. Ochoa goes 5-for-5 with a pair of doubles, driving in three runs with three RBI as the Mets outslug the Philadelphia Phillies 10-6 at Veterans Stadium. Alex Ochoa ended his rookie year with a .294 average but struggled in subsequent years as he never reached the expectations that were set for him.

For more see Barstool Sports