Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 10/14/13
The Guru Contributing Writer The struggling Boston bats came alive with one swing Sunday night as David Ortiz cemented himself firmly in Red Sox lore with a dramatic grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning off Tigers closer Joaquin Benoit. The Big Papi blast tied the game at 5-5. Boston would win it in the bottom of the ninth when catcher Jarrod Saltalacchia hit a walk-off single to score Jonny Gomes with the winning run and tie up the ALCS at 1-1. The never-say-die Red Sox generated plenty of excitement in the twitterverse after this one. Sox bullpen cop celebrates after David Ortiz hits a grand slam and Torii Hunter flips over the wall. (via @abtran) pic.twitter.com/DjVwi038rv — BostonTweet (@BostonTweet) October 14, 2013 Its never over with this team! Your confidence doesn't waiver when you have guys like @15Lasershow, @davidortiz, Jonny amd Salty! #NVRQT— Jon Lester (@JLester31) October 14, 2013 How bout them apples? @davidortiz still getting it done! Damn ...
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