Found October 14, 2013 on Gamedayr:
PLAYERS: David Ortiz
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
David Ortiz crushed a pitch in the bottom of the eighth into the seats for a two-out grand slam to tie the Detroit-Red Sox game up at 5-5. Here's the video.

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