1. This refers to when a player hits a single, double, triple and home run in the same game. If a player achieves those hits in that exact order, it is then referred to as a natural cycle, which is very rare.
1. Utley needs only a triple tonight to hit for the cycle.
2. With a single, double, and triple under his belt this afternoon, Utley needs only a home run to hit for a natural cycle.
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