Here are the Rockies who have hit at least three home runs in a game – The Denver Post

Rockies third baseman Ryan McMahon joined an exclusive list Tuesday when he clobbered three home runs in a 10-8 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

McMahon, 26, is the 14th player in Rockies history to hit at least three home runs in a single game. The feat has been accomplished 18 times by Colorado batters.

The Rockies have a 15-3 record when one of their players gets a homer hat trick.

Here’s a look at every time a Rockies player has hit at least three home runs in a single game:

Andres Galarraga — June 25, 1995

The Big Cat became the first Colorado player to accomplish the feat when he clobbered three in a 11-3 win over the Padres. Before anyone says, “Coors,” this was done on the road at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego. The first baseman finished the day batting 3-for-3 with seven runs batted in and a pair of walks.

Larry Walker — April 5, 1997

In just the fifth game of the season, the future Hall of Famer crushed his three on the road against his former team in a 15-3 victory over the Montreal Expos. Walker went 4-for-5 with five RBIs and a stolen base.

Mike Lansing — Sept. 22, 1998

The Rockies’ first three-home-run performance at Coors Field came from an unexpected source. Lansing had just 12 home runs in 1998 and three of them came on this day. The second baseman went 3-for-4 with four RBIs in Colorado’s 8-6 loss to the visiting Diamondbacks.

Larry Walker — April 28, 1999

Walker became the first Rockies player to accomplish the feat twice in this 9-7 road win against the Cardinals. The right fielder went 4-for-5 with three runs and eight RBIs, the latter tying a franchise record set by Andres Galarraga (and later matched by Ronnie Belliard and Matt Holliday). Two of the home runs came against starting pitcher — and future Rockies teammate — Jose Jimenez.

Vinny Castilla — June 5, 1999

Castilla’s blasts gave the Rockies multiple three-home-run performances in a season for the first time — and the team needed every single one. His third homer — a shot off Brewers reliever Eric Plunk in the eighth inning — lifted the Rockies to an 12-11 lead at Coors Field, setting the table for a Jerry Dipoto save in the ninth. Castilla finished the day hitting 4-for-5 with three runs and five RBIs.

Todd Helton — May 1, 2000

This is the second time the Expos are on the list. Helton went 4-for-5 with five RBIs and 13 total bases in the Rockies’ 15-8 win over Montreal at Coors Field.

Jeff Cirillo — June 28, 2000

In a game that totaled 30 runs between the two teams, the third baseman’s performance was the one that shined brightest. Cirillo went 4-for-5 with a double, five runs and six RBIs in the Rockies’ 17-13 win over the visiting Giants.

Todd Hollandsworth — April 15, 2001

The outfielder’s third home run was the walk-off on this list. Knotted at 7-apiece with the Diamondbacks at Coors Field, Hollandsworth sent a three-run blast off reliever Matt Mantei to drive in Ron Gant and Todd Helton to lift the Rockies to a 10-7 victory. He finished the day batting 3-for-5 with seven RBIs.

Jose Ortiz — Aug. 17, 2001

Acquired a month earlier from Oakland, Ortiz had the best game of his brief career this day, helping the Rockies beat the visiting Marlins, 12-5. The second baseman finished the day 3-for-5 with four RBIs.

Todd Helton — May 29, 2003

Helton joined Walker in the multiple three-homer-games club in the Rockies’ 12-5 win over the Dodgers at Coors Field. The first baseman went 4-for-5 with six RBIs and four runs in the win.

Larry Walker — June 25, 2004

The future Hall of Famer became the first — and only, as of April 7, 2021 — Colorado player to bash three homers three different times. And the third one was clutch. With the game tied at 10-all in the 10th inning, Walker hit a two-run blast off of former teammate Jose Jimenez to give the Rockies the lead against the Indians. Shawn Chacon would pick up the save as Colorado won 12-10 on the road. Walker ended the day going 4-for-4 with a double, four runs and five RBIs.

Jason Giambi — May 19, 2011

The 40-year-old first baseman showed some pop on the road, leading the Rockies to a 7-1 win over the Phillies. Giambi went deep in each of his three at-bats, finishing the game going 3-for-5 with seven RBIs in Philadelphia. He is just the fourth player who is 40 or older in MLB history to accomplish the feat, joining Babe Ruth, Stan Musiel and Reggie Jackson, according to

Carlos Gonzalez — May 30, 2012

CarGo went deep in his final three at-bats in the Rockies’ 13-5 win over the Astros at Coors Field. The outfield went 4-for-5 with three runs and four RBIs. But it was in the next game where he made history. He homered on his first at-bat to become the first Rockies player to hit home runs in four consecutive at-bats. It was the 22nd time a major leaguer has homered in four straight plate appearances.

Carlos Gonzalez — June 5, 2013

Gonzalez joined Helton and Walker in the multiple three-homers club in the Rockies’ 12-4 win over the Reds in Cincinnati. He was 3-for-5 on the day with three runs and a career-high-tying six RBIs. Troy Tulowitzki added a pair of homers in the victory.

Charlie Blackmon — Aug. 12, 2016

Chuck Nazty joined the club from the lead-off spot. He went 3-for-4 with three runs and three RBIs, but the Rockies fell short, losing to the Phillies, 10-6, in Philadelphia.

Nolan Arenado — July 19, 2017

What felt like a throwback to the pre-humidor days, Arenado led the Rockies’ offensive onslaught in an 18-4 clobbering of the visiting Padres. The third baseman went 5-for-6 with four runs and seven RBIs against San Diego. His 14 total bases tied a franchise record.

Trevor Story — Sept. 5, 2018

Story had three solo shots in the Rockies’ 5-3 win over the Giants at Coors Field. He went 3-for-4 on the day.

Ryan McMahon — April 6, 2021

McMahon blasted three solo home runs for a total of 1,247 feet and tied the franchise record of 14 total bases. Unfortunately for the Rockies, it was in a 10-8 losing effort to Arizona that went 13 innings. The third baseman went 4-for-6 on the day with a double, three runs and four RBIs.

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