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Miami Marlins double-A prospect Jake Marisnick hit two grand slam home runs in consecutive innings for the Jacksonville Suns during an 11-2 victory in Thursday night's game against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
The grand slams came in the seventh and eighth innings, both with two outs. Marisnick finished the game with a total of 9 RBIs (including an RBI double in the first inning), setting a team record and tying a league record.
By the way, could the broadcaster in the video show any less enthusiasm on the Marisnick home runs?
Video via MILB. H/T LBS.
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One of the Miami Marlins' top minor-league prospects enjoyed quite a night Thursday.
Jake Marisnick hit a pair of grand slams as Double-A Jacksonville routed Pensacola 11-2. Marisnick had home runs in the seventh and eighth and tied a Southern League record with nine RBIs.
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