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Trevor Story hits 2 more home runs, sets yet another MLB record

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The rookie shortstop continues to be hotter than the actual sun.

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

DENVER -- It almost looks like a replay each time, but fear not: every home run you've seen from Trevor Story early this season is its own, unique hit.

Story went deep two more times in the Colorado Rockies' 13-6 loss to the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on Friday, becoming just the fifth player in Major League Baseball history to homer in four consecutive games to start a season. He's also the only player in MLB history to hit six home runs through a season's first four games.

"It's pretty crazy," Story said when asked how it feels to be on a list that includes only Chris Davis, Nelson Cruz, Mark McGwire and the great Willie Mays. "I've said it before, but I'm not trying to hit home runs. Sometime it just happens. But to be on a list with those kind of guys is special."

The rookie shortstop blasted a two-run homer in the fourth inning off of Padres starter Colin Rea to get the Rockies to within a run after the team fell into a 6-2 hole. With the game well out of reach in the ninth, Story gave the hometown crowd something to cheer about, depositing a 3-2 fastball from Ryan Buchter into the left field pavilion.


Story added an RBI single -- his first non-homer hit this season -- in the second inning to get the Rockies on the board. It was his first time on base in 2016.

"It was a little bit [weird]," Story quipped. "But I was kind of relieved."

In addition to the other records Story has set, he's also the first player in major league history to have two multi-homer games in his first four overall contests. Just don't ask him to send anything to Cooperstown to commemorate the achievement.

"I'm not giving up anything else," he joked.