Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 10/14/13
David Ortiz ripped a grand slam off reliever Al Alburquerque in the eighth inning at Fenway Park on Sunday night, setting the stage for a 6-5 Red Sox walk-off win over Detroit in Game Two of the ALCS (MLB images) Jan-Christian Sorensen Contributing Writer Ladies and gentlemen, we have ourselves a series. David Ortiz deemed it so Sunday night with one swing of the bat in the eighth, tying up the game in dramatic, grand-slam fashion and setting the stage for a Red Sox walkoff win in the bottom of the ninth as Boston downed the Detroit Tigers 6-5 in Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park. The game started off looking a lot like Saturday night’s 1-0 loss to the Tigers — a game in which the Red Sox were no-hit until the ninth and went down via the strikeout 17 times. On Sunday, the Sox struck out nine times and didn’t record a hit until the sixth inning, when Shane Victorino singled with one out off Max Scherzer, who went on to notch 13 Ks on the night f...
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