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Shaw's grand slam powers Crew's 6-run 1st

MILWAUKEE — Travis Shaw found a perfect way to beat the shift. With the bases loaded and one out in the first inning on Saturday evening at Miller Park, the Rockies stacked the right side of their infield against the left-handed-hitting Shaw, leaving only Trevor Story to cover the ground between second and third. … MLB News Index

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Xander's walk-off slam encore: A solo shot

BOSTON — After sealing the Red Sox’s 6-2 win over the Blue Jays with a walk-off grand slam in the 10th inning on Saturday, Xander Bogaerts crushed a solo home run in the first inning on Sunday. On a 1-1 pitch, Bogaerts ripped <span … MLB News Index

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Red Sox down Jays for 10th straight win thanks to Betts' slam

​Mookie Betts was so excited he nearly tripped when his feet got tangled on the way to first base. Boston’s normally mild-mannered right fielder let loose with some emotion after ending a marathon at-bat with a grand slam that helped lead the Red Sox to a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night. “I almost went down,” ...

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Jose Bautista hits 1st walk-off homer, a grand slam to boot

Jose Bautista had never experienced the euphoria of a game-ending home run during his 15 year career. He can add that to his list of accomplishments now. Bautista’s grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the New York Mets to a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. “I was aware ...

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