Rafael Devers goes twice to the street with a Grand Slam and makes history for RD

Third baseman Rafael Devers hit two home runs, including his fifth career grand slam, and drove in five runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 14-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.

Devers became the fifth Dominican left-handed hitter with at least five bases-loaded home runs in the Major Leagues, joining David Ortiz (11), Robinson Canó (11), Carlos Peña (8) and Henry Rodríguez (5).

*This information was provided by the journalist Luichy Sánchez on his twitter account.*

Devers’s grand slam capped a six-run second inning. Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer, doubled twice and scored three runs for Boston, which has scored nine or more runs in half of its eight games. Devers and Duvall also homered in the series opener Thursday.

Raimel Tapia hit a two-run homer. Connor Wong and Rob Refsnyder also drove in two runs each.

Tanner Houck (2-0) allowed two runs and three hits in five innings.

Riley Greene drove in two runs for Detroit, which has lost three in a row, was outscored 58-26 during a 2-6 start and is hitting .199 as a team.

Duvall’s fourth home run this season increased the lead to 8-0 in the third.

Detroit scored two runs in the fourth on Nick Maton’s double and Spencer Torkelson’s sacrifice fly.

Devers’ second home run of the game and fourth of the season came off Tyler Alexander in the seventh. Boston added three runs in the eighth.

Read Also:  Ruturaj Gaikwad and Suryakumar Yadav Dominate ICC T20 Rankings: T20 Cricket News

Recent Articles

Related News

Leave A Reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here