Philadelphia Phillies , John Mayberry Jr. grand slam
Date of competition: Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Former Stanford standout John Mayberry Jr. his his first career grand slam with two outs on the bottom of the 11th to carry his Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-3 victory over the visiting Florida Marlins on Tuesday night in Major League Baseball action. Mayberry Jr. entered the game in the seventh inning and tied it in the 10th with a solo homer before delivering his game-winning hit. Mayberry is the first player to hit two extra-inning home runs in one game since Baltimore's Mike Young in 1987. He is also the first player in baseball history to hit two extra-inning homers in one game, with the second home run being a walk-off grand slam. He is also the first Philadelphia player to hit a walk-off slam since Dale Murphy on Aug. 6, 1991.
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