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Watch it again: Shane Victorino’s grand slam

Oct 20, 2013, 8:49 AM EDT

Shane Victorino‘s seventh-inning grand slam Saturday in Game 6 of the ALCS punched Boston’s ticket to the 2013 World Series. Relive the big blast with the calls from FOX, WEEI (Boston) and WXYT (Detroit):

  1. cheesesteak75 - Oct 20, 2013 at 9:19 AM

    How many packs of smokes will it take Jim Leyland to get over this one?

    • j0esixpack - Oct 20, 2013 at 12:43 PM

      Hopefully none. While every decision gets second guessed, that was some fantastic baseball being played by two great baseball team. The World Series itself might not be as good as that series was.

      Seems to me no one in Detroit has anything to be ashamed about and can feel pretty good about an excellent ball club that had an excellent season

  2. skeleteeth - Oct 20, 2013 at 9:41 AM

    Been watching all the highlights this morning. Lost power in the 5th and didn’t come back until awards.

  3. alexo0 - Oct 20, 2013 at 9:41 AM

    Boston Strong!

  4. jrbdmb - Oct 20, 2013 at 10:39 AM

    An awful lot of celebrating there. I guess Victorino will get plunked the next time he plays Detroit.

    • hansgruber - Oct 21, 2013 at 3:39 PM

      Considering he is a league leader in HBP, what would be the point?

  5. Marty - Oct 20, 2013 at 11:14 AM

    Something about Posey’s 2012 grand slam and how he ran the bases made it seem more like a stake in the heart. Like it was calculated to happen. Victorino is just running around like he fell on dumb luck.

    • wendell7 - Oct 20, 2013 at 2:59 PM

      He admitted he got lucky, said in an interview today he was looking for a fastball. Nothing wrong with showing some excitement after hitting the game-deciding, series -deciding grand slam.

  6. billhicks666 - Oct 20, 2013 at 12:22 PM

    I think Victorino’s reaction was understandable: he had two hits the entire series, he was hitting something like .087 at the time. He was just letting out a lot of frustration; he wasn’t trying to show up the Tigers. One thing I’m not sure about: the Tigers’ announcer said that Victorino was “the most pitchable hitter in the Red Sox lineup”. What the heck does that mean? Now that sounds like a diss.

  7. offseasonblues - Oct 20, 2013 at 12:42 PM

    “You can’t make it up”.

    The whole season has been like at. Thank you Phillies for letting this guy escape, he’s been a joy to watch.

    And thank you Tigers for making this a great ALCS. You’ll get another chance.

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