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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 as Boston stunned Detroit 6-5 to even the AL championship series at one-all

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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) hits a grand slam during the eighth inning in game two of the American League Championship Series game against the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.

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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 championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) hits a grand slam during the eighth inning in game two of the American League Championship Series game against the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.

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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 championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joaquin Benoit (53) watches Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (not pictured) tie the game with a grand slam during the eighth inning in game two of the American League Championship Series game at Fenway Park.

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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 championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter leaps and misses a catch as Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz runs bases after hitting a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Detroit Tigers' Joaquin Benoit covers his face after giving up a grand slam home run by Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League championship series Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates with Dustin Pedroia after hitting a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz (34) celebrates with Dustin Pedroia after hitting a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (right) celebrates with teammate Dustin Pedroia (left) after hitting a grand slam against the Detroit Tigers during the eighth inning in game two of the American League Championship Series game at Fenway Park.

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Boston Red Sox's Jacoby Ellsbury, Will Middlebrooks, Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz celebrate at the home plate after Ortiz hits a grand slam home run in the eighth inning during Game 2 of the American League championship series against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Boston.

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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (right) celebrates with Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia (left) after Game 2 of the American League Championship Series game against the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park. The Red Sox rallied to beat the Tigers 6-5, evening the ALCS at one-all.

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