Seventeen years after his father, Craig Biggio hits the Colorado Cycle against the Rockies, son of Cavan Bijo, the hit for the Toronto Victory Cycle cycle by 8-5 over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.
Cavan went 4-for-5 with three runs, four RBI and two stolen bases against Baltimore. The game didn't look like it was going to be special when Bijo signed for his first bat. But then he hit a home run two in the third; single in the sixth; double in eighth; and a double triple in the ninth to complete the third cycle in Blue Jays history.
Biggio's mother was in the game, but Craig didn't. The Hall of Famer offered his thoughts to Brian McTaggart on MLB.com, calling what made his son "special."
Craig Bijo on his son, Cavan, banging on a cycle: "It's been hard this whole year put in words and obviously your son would hit the cycle for his first year in the big leagues ̵1; and his mother would go up there to watch him play – making it even more special. "
– Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) September 18, 2019
As rare and remarkable as Craig and Cavan are being a father / son duo to hit the cycle, they really aren't the first. Gary and Daryl Ward also did it in 1980 and 2004.
Craig and Cavan Bijo are the second father-son duo in MLB history to join the cycle, joining
Gary Ward: 18 September 1980
Daryl Ward: May 26, 2004
– Sportsnet Stats (@SNstats) September 18, 2019
Here's the hit that gave Bijo's cycle:
Cavan Biggio is in the loop! pic.twitter.com/yqNYCz0jVW
– MLB (@MLB) September 18, 2019
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