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VIDEO: New Pirates first baseman Ike Davis connects for a broken-bat grand slam

Apr 21, 2014, 10:02 PM EDT

After going 3-for-9 with a double, a walk, and three runs scored in his first two games after coming over from the Mets, Ike Davis did this against Reds right-hander Mike Leake this evening at PNC Park in Pittsburgh:

Yes, it’s a broken-bat grand slam. It’s actually his second grand slam of the young season, as he launched a game-winner against the Reds back on April 5. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Davis is the first player ever to hit grand slams for different teams in April. He now has three grand slams in his career.

  1. knicksmets - Apr 21, 2014 at 10:12 PM

    Good for him, nice to see him hitting for his new team.

  2. renaado - Apr 21, 2014 at 10:18 PM

    Go have an amazing season with the Pirates there Ike.

  3. tbird05 - Apr 21, 2014 at 11:16 PM

    I’m just really glad he didn’t pimp that dinger…would have been a little awkward. Maybe not quite as awkward as if it had hit the top of the fence instead of going over the fence, but still awkward nonetheless.

  4. billybaseball - Apr 21, 2014 at 11:25 PM

    Maybe there’s a clause for the PTBNL to turn into Austin Meadows if this keeps up…? Please?

  5. mmeyer3387 - Apr 21, 2014 at 11:33 PM

    I’m glad to hear that Davis is making an in-pack. He’s a good guy that never stops trying to help his team win.I hope that this turns into a good marriage between Davis and the Pirates.

    • 4grammarpolice - Apr 22, 2014 at 7:17 AM


  6. RoyHobbs39 - Apr 22, 2014 at 7:02 AM

    Did I miss the broken bat?

  7. packerfan2014 - Apr 22, 2014 at 7:47 AM

    Good thing Gerrit Cole wasn’t pitching for the Cincinnati Reds, Ike Davis’s bat flip and excessive admiration of the launch would have surely instigated a full blown brawl.

    • tk1966 - Apr 22, 2014 at 3:26 PM

      *dropped the bat
      * turned and ran out of the batters box

      There, I fixed it for ya

  8. musketmaniac - Apr 22, 2014 at 4:22 PM

    If he hits 40 hrs you can have Austin meadows back up

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