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David Ortiz plays the hero once again

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Boston's ballpark celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2012. Relive Fenway Park's greatest moments.

The Red Sox were getting steamrolled by Detroit’s pitchers to the tune of 31 strikeouts through 16 2/3 innings. They had only managed three hits and one run in the entire series until the eighth inning of Game 2. Then they go and do something like this:

And totally redeem themselves.

Perhaps it was only a matter of time. Boston was the highest scoring team in all of baseball this season. And, it’s not so surprising that Ortiz hit a grand slam to tie the game, it’s everything that led up to that moment. 31 strikeouts, people! But, Big Papi and (ugh) Boston does it again.

What a game ... and what a win for Boston.

UPDATE: We now have this glorious fan video of the moment, as well:

[Via Dan Buomono]

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