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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunda in Boston. The Red Sox rallied from a 5-0 deficit to win 6-5 in the bottom of the ninth inning. Associated Press.

ALCS: Ortiz slam sparks Red Sox' rally

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BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz revived the Red Sox with a tying grand slam in the eighth inning, then Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a winning single in the ninth that sent Boston past the Detroit Tigers 6-5 Sunday night to even the AL championship series at 1-all.

The Tigers were cruising to their second straight win at Fenway Park, with starter Max Scherzer taking a no-hitter and a 5-0 lead into the sixth inning.

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