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Bradley slam off ex-Jay Osuna ignites Red Sox rout of Astros

Jackie Bradley Jr. didn’t let his demeanor change this season, even as fans begged Boston to trade him during a miserable first-half slump. Stayed steady after the biggest swing of his career, too. Bradley belted a grand slam for his second big hit in the AL Championship Series, helping the Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 8-2 on Tuesday for ...

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JBJ puts Red Sox in driver's seat with slam

HOUSTON — Jackie Bradley Jr. inched the Red Sox closer to a 2-1 advantage in the American League Championship Series after hitting an eighth-inning grand slam off Astros closer Roberto Osuna, giving Boston an 8-2 lead in Game 3 on Tuesday. With runners on first and second, Osuna hit back-to-back batters, the second of which gave Bos… MLB News Index

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Acuna's slam punctuates Braves' big 2nd inning

ATLANTA — Ronald Acuna Jr. passed Mickey Mantle to become the youngest player to hit a grand slam in the postseason as the Braves erupted to take a 5-0 lead on the Dodgers in Game 3 of the National League Division Series on Sunday night at SunTrust Park. Acuna turned on a 98.1-mph fastball from fellow rookie Walker Buehler and ...

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Stanton breaks out of slump with grand slam

NEW YORK — While the Yankees rolled against David Price and the Red Sox on Wednesday evening, littering the scoreboard with crooked numbers from the second inning on, one of their most important sluggers was left out of the fun. After a season of fattening his numbers against Boston pitching, Stanton was 0-for-9 in the first two games of the ...

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Donaldson hits grand slam in first rehab game

CLEVELAND — Josh Donaldson‘s first appearance with the Indians appears to be taking a step in the right direction. The Indians placed the newly acquired third baseman on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Saturday, with a left calf strain. The move allowed Donaldson to begin a rehab assignment on Monday afternoon with Triple-A Columbus, where he hit a grand ...

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